Bhubaneswar: Former Balasore MLA and senior politician Arun Dey died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Monday. He was 76.
The five-time MLA breathed his last 7.20 PM today while undergoing treatment at AMRI Hospitals in Bhubaneswar.
Arun Dey was reportedly admitted at the hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. He had contested the election thrice on Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) ticket, once from Odisha Gana Parishad (OGP) ticket and once as an independent candidate.
Meanwhile, people of all walks of life including politicians expressed their deep grief over the demise of Arun Dey.