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Chief Minister approves Rs 15 lakh ex-gratia for deceased journalist

2/12/2021 at 6:58 PM

Kandhamal, Dec 2: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved an ex-gratia of Rs.15 lakh for the deceased Journalist Sudam Nayak, correspondent of ‘The Prameya’ Odia daily.

The compassionate assistance will be granted in favour of the next of kin of Nayak, said a CMO official on Thursday.

Sudam was contributing to ‘The Prameya’ as a correspondent from  K. Nuagaon Block in Kandhamal District for long. Meanwhile, he succumbed to Corona while covering news amid the pandemic.

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