Former Rajya Sabha MP Pyarimohan Mohapatra passes away

8 days ago | 19-03-2017 | ANI

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 19 : Former Rajya Sabha MP and Odisha Janamorcha president Pyarimohan Mohapatra passed away on Sunday.

77-year-old Mohapatra, who was also called' Chankya of Odisha politics' passed away at 9.48 p.m. at Mumbai's Hinduja Hospital.

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik has mourned Mohapatra's death.

The former BJD Rajya Sabha member had been suffering from certain lungs disease.