Bhubaneswar, Mar 21: Chief Minister Naveen patnaik on Sunday expressed deep grief at the passing away of renowned Odissi dancer and wife of late Guru Kelucharan Mahapatra, Laxmipriya Mahapatra. .
The Chief Minister paid rich tributes to late Laxmipriya Mohapatra while remembering the great contribution of her and her entire family in promotion of Odissi dance.
The CM also announced state funeral for late Mahapatra, who will be cremated at Puri today.
The chief minister also conveyed his deep sympathy to the bereaved family.