Bargarh, Jan 21: Centenarian freedom fighter Jitendriya Pradhan passed away in Bargarh district on Friday. He was 102-year-old.
Pradhan breathed his last at Panimora village under Sohela block in the district. He was suffering from age-related ailments.
Pradhan had participated in the Quit India Movement. He was the last freedom fighter from the famed freedom fighters’ village.
Pradhan had yesterday tested positive for COVID-19 at VIMSAR, Burla.
He was one of the 32 persons from the village who took part in the Quit India Movement and was imprisoned.