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Ex Odisha MLA Dayanidhi Kisan falls from roof, dies

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Reported by Malay Ray
Sundargarh, Feb 17:
Former MLA from Bonei Assembly constituency in Sundargarh district of Odisha Dayanidhi Kisan (64), who fell from his three storied building in Rourkela early this morning, succumbed to his injuries a short while after being admitted to the Ispat General Hospital (IGH) in the Steel City.
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Family members said they heard a loud thud soon after Kisan went up to the rooftop of his three storeyed house in Chhend for his customary morning exercises. They rushed out only to find Kisan in a poll of blood with multiple injuries on different parts of his body.
He was immediately rushed to IGH and admitted in the ICU but was declared dead by the hospital authorities at around 11.30 AM.

Sources said, Dayanidhi Kisan (64), a native of Nuapada village under Bonei sub division of the district  had been residing at his Chhend residence in Rourkela city for the last five  years.

Dayanidhi Kisan, a  B Tech. graduate, had joined politics after serving as an Executive Engineer and was elected to Odisha Legislative Assembly from Bonei assembly constituency as a BJP candidate in 2000.

He later joined the BJD and was nominated as Chairman of Rourkela Development Authority (RDA) by the Naveen Pattnaik government and held the post from 2010 to 2014. He had contested again from the Bonei assembly constituency on a BJD ticket in the May 2014 assembly election, but lost.

Kisna’s sudden demise has shocked  people in Steel City. After hearing about his sudden demise, people from different sections of the society, including former minister Sarada Prasad  Nayak and Raghunathpalli MLA Subrat Tarai, visited IGH.

His dead body was brought to his Chhend residence after a procession via the BJD office and RDA office before being taken to his native village where last rites were performed.