Dhenkanal: A man was found hanging inside a Shiva temple at Chittalpur village under Rasola police station in Dhenkanal district today.
The youth identified as Niranjan Sahoo had been worshipping in Ugreswar temple in the village for fulfilment of his wishes.
Niranjan, a resident of Nuapatna village near Chittalpur had performed puja in the morning. He was staying on the temple premises for last 21 days, locals said.
As his wishes remained unfulfilled, he took the extreme step by hanging himself in the sanctum sanctorum of the temple, the villagers added.
Police reached the spot and started investigation.