Odisha CM not to celebrate New Year. Here’s why

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will not celebrate the New Year in view of the death of his brother-in-law Sonny Mehta.

Patnaik has requested BJD leaders, party workers and well-wishers not to visit his residence to wish him.

Sonny Mehta, Chairman and editor-in-chief of Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, passed away today. He was 77.

“I am deeply grieved by the passing away of my brother in law Sonny Mehta (Husband of my sister Gita Mehta). He was one of the world’s best editors and an extremely civilized person. May his soul rest in peace,” tweeted Patnaik.

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