Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Padiabahal (Sambalpur), Apr 8:
Well-known socialist leader, social activist, educationist and former MLA of Kuchinda in western Odisha Kanhei Singh passed away at his residence at Padiabahal late on Sunday night. He was 84.
A teacher of immense popularity, Singh later joined active politics and was elected as the MLA from Kuchinda. During his tenure, he had brought about a series of development in his constituency.
Being a Homoeopathic practitioner, Singh used to provide free treatment to the people at his home till his last breath.
Thousands of people rushed to the residence of Singh to have a last glimpse of their departed leader.
His mortal remains were consigned to flame on Monday morning by his eldest son Yashobant Singh.