Eminent Anthropologist LK Mahapatra passes away

Bhubaneswar: Noted Anthropologist Dr Lakshman Kumar Mahapatra today died due to age related ailments. He was 90.

Family members of Mahapatra said he was unwell since past 14 months.

After getting the news of Mahapatra’s demise, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed deep grief. In his condolence message, the Chief Minister described Dr Mahapatra as an erudite scholar of great repute.

“Prof Mohapatra will be remembered for his immense contribution to the field of anthropology and sociology,” Patnaik said.

Also, the Chief Minister conveyed his deep sympathies to the bereaved family.

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