Bhubaneswar: Congress Bijepur MLA Subal Sahu today passed away at a private hospital in Odisha capital, a family member of the legislator said.
Sahu was suffering from cancer, family sources said.
After being treated in Mumbai, he had returned to Bhubaneswar recently. However, he succumbed to the disease today.
Born on March 11, 1961 at Barpali in Bargarh district, Sahu was elected to the Odisha Legislative Assembly thrice (2004, 2009, 2014) from Bijepur constituency.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Leader of Opposition in State Assembly Narasingha Mishra have expressed grief over the demise of Sahu.