Odisha: Litterateur Padma Shri Rajat Kar dies at 88

Bhubaneswar: Noted litterateur Padma Shri Rajat Kar passed away today evening while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here. He was 88.

He complained of chest pain at around 5 pm. Family members rushed him to the private hospital in Bhubaneswar where doctor declared his dead.

Son Ranjit Kar informed the litterateur died of heart attack at the hospital.

Kar was a household name for his lively commentary of the World famous Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannatha on TV channels and radio.

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