Bhubaneswar: Bijaya Kumar Nayak, former MLA of Ersama, passed away at a private hospital in Odisha capital, today. He was 70.
Nayak was suffering from age-related ailments and admitted to a private hospital here for treatment. He breathed his last while undergoing treatment this morning around 9.45 am.
Born in Gobindapur village under Erasama block of Jagatsinghpur district, Nayak was elected to the Odisha Legislative Assembly from Erasama constituency as a Congress candidate in 1995 and served as a legislator till 2000.
Politicians cutting across party lines condoled the demise of Nayak.