Khallikote, Sept 22: Former MLA from Chhatrapur Adikanda Sethi passed away on Thursday morning while undergoing treatment at Khallikote Community Health Center (CHC) in Ganjam. He was 70.
He was admitted to Khallikote Community Health Centre after suffering from chest pain.
Born on 1 January 1952, he served as MLA from 2009 to 2014. He had won the 2009 election on a CPI ticket. He was later suspended from CPI for breach of discipline and lack of confidence in the party. Subsequently, Sethi had joined the ruling BJD.