New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Wednesday without transacting any business as a mark of respect for Biju Janata Dal member Ladu Kishore Swain, who died on Tuesday.
Soon after the House met for the day, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan announced that the Odisha MP had passed away.
The House paid silent tribute to the member and was then adjourned for the day.
Swain died at age 71 on Tuesday night. He was admitted to Apollo hospital in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday due to kidney-related ailments.
He was elected to the Lok Sabha from Aska constituency in 2014.