Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly on Monday mourned the sad demise of freedom fighter and former Minister Dologobinda Pradhan and conveyed deep condolences to his bereaved family.
As the House met for the day, Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik brought an obituary reference and expressed grief over demise of Pradhan.
He said, Odisha lost a freedom fighter and a good leader with demise of Pradhan.
Leader of Opposition said Pradhan had fought against injustice and for the interest of common man throughout his life. He was a selfless worker.
BJP Legislature Party Leader KV Singh Deo said Pradhan was a true freedom fighter, who had fought for the downtrodden.
Speaker Pradeep Kumar Amat too expressed deep griefs over Pradhan’s demise and said tha House’s condolences would be conveyed to the bereaved family.
Later, members observed a one-minute silent for the departed soul.