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Padma Shri Nanda Kishore Prusty dies; PM Modi remembers his contribution to education

7/12/2021 at 5:14 PM

New Delhi, Dec 7: Following the demise of Padma Shri awardee Nanda Kishore Prusrty on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his respect and remembered “Nanda Sir’s” contribution to the field of education.

The PM took to twitter and wrote,” Pained by the demise of Shri Nanda Prusty Ji. The much respected “Nanda Sir” will be remembered for generations due to his efforts to spread the joys of education in Odisha. He drew the nation’s attention and affection a few weeks ago at the Padma Awards ceremony. Om Shanti”.

The centenarian from Jajpur district of Odisha, popularly known as Nanda Sir, had been providing free education to generations of children since independence.

He was awarded Padma Shri 2021 under the ‘Literature and Education’ category by President Ram Nath Kovind last month.

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