Padmapur, Oct 3: BJD MLA of Padampur Ranjan Singh Bariha passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar today. He was 64.
Bariha was undergoing going treatment at the hospital for a long time. However, he breathed his last today morning.
He was elected as MLA for five-time. He was first elected from the Padampur constituency in the year 1990 on Janta Dal ticket. He also represented the constituency in 1995. In 2000, 2009 and 2019 general elections, Bariha again won the seat and served as the minister in the ruling party.
Sources said, Bariha’s mortal remains will be first taken to Odisha Assembly and BJD headquarters where the leaders will pay tributes to the leader then will be taken to his ancestral house at Padampur.