Bhubaneswar, Jan 20: Former BJP MP and retired IPS officer Anadi Charan Sahu passed away late on Saturday night at his residence at CDA sector-6 in Cuttack. He was 84.
Sahu was suffering from various old age-related ailments. After retirement, he entered active politics with the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was elected to the 6th Lok Sabha from Berhampur constituency in 1999.
As an IPS officer, he received the President’s Police Medal and Distinguished Service Medal. Besides being an efficient police officer, he was also a renowned litterateur. His last rites will be performed at Satichoura cremation ground in Cuttack.