Odisha CM condoles death of former MLA Daitari Behera

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today condoled the demise of former Chhatrapur MLA Daitari Behera, who passed away at a hospital in Berhampur following prolonged illness. He was 84 and is survived by wife, four sons and a daughter.

Expressing grief over Behera’s death, the CM said the ex-legislator’s efforts for development of the area will be remembered forever. Patnaik also conveyed his sympathy to the bereaved family.

Behera was elected from Chhatrapur constituency in 1973 on an Utkal Congress ticket and again in 1990 as a Congress candidate. He was the chairperson of Ganjam panchayat samiti before being elected an MLA.

 

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