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Former Odisha Minister Jadunath Das Mohapatra passes away

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Former and eminent Jadunath Das passed away here today following a He was 90.

Das had been admitted to a private hospital here two days ago and breathed his last during treatment, family sources said.

He is survived by a son and daughter, they said.

Chief has condoled the demise of Das and described the late leader as an "astute politician and prolific " Patnaik also conveyed his deep sympathy to the bereaved family.

The ruling also condoled his death and described the late leader as a political stalwart and distinguished

Having begun his political career as a student leader, Das Mohapatra had joined in early sixties and was the of Balasore District Committee from 1964 to 1967.

A multi-faceted personality and three-time MLA, Das Mohapatra was a in the ministries of Nandini Satpathy J B Patnaik.

He had also authored a number of Odia novels and won several awards.

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First Published: Tue, August 21 2018. 22:20 IST