Bhubaneswar, Oct 20: Senior Congress leader and former Rourkela MLA Gurupada Nanda passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here today. He was 77.
Gurupada Nanda’s Romeo Nanda informed about his father’s demise.
Nanda had joined Congress in 1972 and won the Assembly election from Rourkela constituency in 1980 on Congress ticket. He was also the president of the Cuttack District Congress Committee.
Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Niranjan Patnaik has expressed deep grief over the death of Gurupada Nanda.