Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday expressed grief over the demise of former MP Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deo who breathed his last earlier in the day.
In a statement, Patnaik said, "Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deo represented Berhampur parliamentary constituency twice in Lok Sabha. His death is a great loss for Odisha."
The Chief Minister also conveyed his deep sympathy to the bereaved family.
Deo was a member of the 9th and 10th Lok Sabha from Berhampur parliamentary constituency in Odisha.
Prior to joining BJD in 2009, he was a part of BJP and Congress.
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