Baripada: Former MLA of Baripada Assembly Constituency Bimal Lochan Das today passed away at his residence here following a heart attack. He was 81.
He was the MLA of Baripada from 2004 to 2009 after winning the Assembly elections on Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) ticket.
Soon after reports of his demise surfaced, condolences poured in from different quarters for the departed soul.
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan took to Twitter and expressed grief over his death. “Das will always be remembered for his good works as a people’s representative,” he tweeted.
ମୟୂରଭଞ୍ଜ ଜିଲ୍ଲା ବାରିପଦାର ପୂର୍ବତନ ବିଧାୟକ ତଥା ବରିଷ୍ଠ ସମବାୟବିତ ବିମଲଲୋଚନ ଦାସଙ୍କ ବିୟୋଗ ଖବର ଶୁଣି ମୁଁ ଦୁଃଖିତ ଓ ମର୍ମାହତ । ଜନପ୍ରତିନିଧି ଭାବରେ ସେ କରିଥିବା କାର୍ଯ୍ୟ ତାଙ୍କୁ ସବୁଦିନ ପାଇଁ ସ୍ମରଣୀୟ ରଖିବ । ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା କରିବା ସହ ଶୋକସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପରିବାର ବର୍ଗକୁ ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଉଛି ।
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) February 23, 2021