Condolence Tweets Pour In On Veteran Singer Chitta Jena’s Demise
Bhubaneswar: Tweets condoling the death of veteran singer Chitta Jena started pouring in as soon as the news broke this morning.
Chitta Jena, 76, breathed his last at a private hospital here. His health had deteriorated in the last 20 days according to son-in-law and actor Mihir Das.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik grieved the loss of the music veteran and tweeted in Odia:
କିମ୍ବଦନ୍ତୀ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ପ୍ରଚ୍ଛଦପଟ ଗାୟକ ଚିତ୍ତ ଜେନାଙ୍କ ଦେହାନ୍ତ ବିଷୟରେ ଜାଣି ମୁଁ ଦୁଃଖିତ। ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଚଳଚ୍ଚିତ୍ର ଜଗତର ଅନେକ କାଳଜୟୀ ସଙ୍ଗୀତକୁ ନିଜ କଣ୍ଠସ୍ୱର ଦ୍ୱାରା ସେ ସମୃଦ୍ଧ କରିଛନ୍ତି। ତାଙ୍କ ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା କରିବା ସହିତ ଶୋକସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପରିବାର ପ୍ରତି ମୋର ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଉଛି।
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) November 13, 2018
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also tweeted about Chitta Jena’s demise.
ବର୍ଷୀୟାନ୍ କଣ୍ଠଶିଳ୍ପୀ ଚିତ୍ତ ଜେନାଙ୍କ ପରଲୋକରେ ମୁଁ ଦୁଃଖିତ । ଓଡିଶା ସଙ୍ଗୀତ ଜଗତର ଏକ ଅପୂରଣୀୟ କ୍ଷତି ହୋଇଛି। ଶୋକ ସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପରିବାର ବର୍ଗକୁ ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଇବା ସହ ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା କରୁଛି।
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) November 13, 2018
Actor and BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty referred to Chitta Jena as ‘one of the sweetest voices of Odisha’ and tweeted:
— Anubhav Mohanty (@MohantyOfficial) November 13, 2018
Odisha Congress President Niranjan Patnaik also mourned the loss and tweeted:
Deeply saddened by the unfortunate demise of veteran Odia singer Shri Chitta Jena. His passing has left a huge void in Odia film industry. I pray to Lord Jagannath to give his family, friends and fans the strength to endure this moment of grief. Om Shanti. pic.twitter.com/gQxclyVeOb
— Niranjan Patnaik (@NPatnaikOdisha) November 13, 2018