Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 :
He was 45 .
He was being treated for brain hemorrhage. Rath remained unconscious for over three weeks following a road mishap near Angul while he was on his way to Jharsuguda.
Rath who hailed form Chhatrapur in Ganjam district did his PG in Political Science as well as Journalism and Masscom from Brahmapur University before joining Orissa Television (OTV). He was extremely popular with his media colleagues.
Rath’s untimely death has come as a huge shock to the media fraternity.