Bhubaneswar, April 27: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik mourned the death of eminent litterateur Manoj Das.
Das passed away at the age of 87 years while undergoing treatment at a nursing home in Puducherry.
“Deeply saddened to know about the passing away of legendary litterateur Manoj Das. Shri Das has left an indelible mark in the field of literature with his vast variety of immortal works and left a void which can never be filled.The demise of the literary doyen is an irreparable loss to the world of Odia and English literature. My thoughts and prayers with the bereaved family members, readers and followers,” read the tweet of the CM.