Bhubaneswar: Aska BJD MP Ladu Kishore Swain passed away at the Apollo Hospital here this morning.
Swain, an incumbent member of the Lok Sabha, had been undergoing treatment for kidney-related ailments for long. He was 72.
Family members and relatives were present while he brethed his last. Many political leaders and well wishers rushed to the hospital to pay last respect to him. His mortal remains are likely to be cremated later in the day.
Swain had won the Aska Parliamentary constituency in Ganjam district on a BJD ticket in 2014. Earlier, he had represented Kabisuryanagar to the Odisha Legislative Assembly from 2004 to 2009.