Former Odisha MLA Arjun Das Dies In Road Accident In Jajpur

Jajpur: Former Congress MLA Arjun Charan Das died in a road accident in Odisha’s Jajpur district on Saturday.

According to sources, the ex-legislator was travelling on a motorcycle when a speeding truck dashed against the two-wheeler on a bridge over the Kharasrota river near Baruhan in the district.

While Das died in the mishap, another person who was accompanying him sustained critical injuries. He has been admitted to a hospital for treatment.

Son of former Jajpur MP Anadi Das, he was the Congress legislator from Binjharpur Assembly constituency in Jajpur district between 1995 and 2000.

Das had recently joined the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) led by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao in Hyderabad.

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