Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack/Rayagada, May 4:
Retired Orissa High Court judge Justice M Papanna passed away in the early morning today while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Odisha’s Cuttack.
Justice Papanna, who had started his career as a lawyer from Gunupur in Rayagada district served as a judge of the High Court from September 29, 2000, till his superannuation on March 3, 2004.
He was admitted to a private hospital in Cuttack 15 days back after he fell down in the bathroom resulting in a deep wound on his head.
All courts in Rayagada district have announced to observe three-day mourning on Justice Papanna’s passing away.