Odisha CM, Political Leaders Mourn Baishnab Parida’s Demise
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday mourned the death of former Rajya Sabha member Baishnab Parida and conveyed his deep sympathy to the bereaved family.
Senior BJD leader and convener of Bhasa Surakshya Sammiliani breathed his last at a private hospital here on Thursday morning. He was 77.
Parida had been suffering from lymphoma for the last one year and was admitted to the hospital about 10 days ago. He died at around 10.45 this morning, hospital sources said.
Condolences poured in from political leaders cutting across party lines as the news of his sad demise spread.
Niranjan Patnaik, Congress State President
Deeply saddened to hear about the unfortunate demise of former MP, social activist and writer Shri Baishnab Charan Parida. I pray to Lord Jagannath to give his family and loved ones the strength to endure this moment of grave grief.
— Niranjan Patnaik (@NPatnaikOdisha) November 22, 2018
Dhramendra Pradhan, Union Minister and BJP Leader
ପୂର୍ବତନ ସାଂସଦ ବୈଷ୍ଣବ ପରିଡାଙ୍କ ବିୟୋଗରେ ମୁଁ ମର୍ମାହତ। ଜଣେ ରାଜନେତା, ସାମାଜିକ କାର୍ଯ୍ୟକର୍ତା ଓ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷା ସୁରକ୍ଷା ପାଇଁ ତାଙ୍କ ଅବଦାନ ଅତୁଳନୀୟ । ତାଙ୍କ ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା କରିବା ସହ ପରିବାର ବର୍ଗଙ୍କୁ ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଉଛି ।
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) November 22, 2018
Basanta Panda, BJP State President
ପୂର୍ବତନ ସାଂସଦ ତଥା ଓଡିଆ ଭାଷା ଆନ୍ଦୋଳନର ଅନ୍ୟତମ ପୁରୋଧା ବୈଷ୍ଣବ ପରିଡ଼ା ଙ୍କ ବିୟୋଗ ରେ ମୁ ମର୍ମାହତ। ଓଡିଆ ଭାଷା ସୁରକ୍ଷା ପାଇଁ ତାଙ୍କ ଅବଦାନ ଅତୁଳନୀୟ ।
ତାଙ୍କ ଅମର ଆତ୍ମା ର ସଦଗତି କାମନା କରିବା ସହ ପରିବାର ବର୍ଗଙ୍କୁ ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଉଛି ।
— Basant Kumar Panda (@basantpandabjp) November 22, 2018
KV Singhdeo, BJP Leader & Former State President
Odisha has lost a worthy son in the demise of Baisnab babu. May Lord Jagannath give strength to his family to tide over this loss. May his soul rest in peace.
— K V Singh Deo (@KVSinghDeo1) November 22, 2018
Bhrugu Baxipatra, BJP State General Secretary
Saddened by the demise of former Rajya Sabha MP Baishnab Charan Parida, who passed away at 77. Condolences to the bereaved family.
His contribution to Odia language and culture will be remembered forever.
May his soul rest in peace. Om Shanti. ? pic.twitter.com/hFeAXD92fz
— Bhrugu Baxipatra (@BhruguBJP) November 22, 2018
Rabi Behera, Samajwadi Party Odisha President
We pay our deepest tribute on the sad demise of Mr Baishnab Charan Parida, former M. P, former President of Samajwadi Party Odisha, a warrior of Odia language today. # President, Samajwadi Party, Odisha. @yadavakhilesh. @SpNewsPortal @samajwadiparty pic.twitter.com/aj20ZXbm4W
— Rabi Behera (@Rabibehera64) November 22, 2018
Nabin Nanda, Ex-MLA
— Nabin Nanda (@NabinNanda) November 22, 2018