Rajya Sabha MP Raghunath Mahapatra Dies Of COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: Rajya Sabha MP and eminent sculptor Raghunath Mahapatra died due to COVID-19 at the age of 78 on Sunday. This was informed by Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)-Bhubaneswar, Gitanjali Batmanabane.

According to Gitanjali Batmanabane, Mahapatra breathed his last at 3.49 PM today.

He was admitted at the government hospital after he tested positive for COVID-19 on April 22. A special team of Specialists of the Hospital was treating Mahapatra.

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Meanwhile, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed his deep condolence over the sad and untimely demise of the noted sculptor, who had dreamt of constructing second Konark Sun Temple in the State.

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