Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, July 6 :
Senior Congress leader and former Odisha PCC president Niranjan Patnaik has expressed grief over the untimely death of Odisha Minority Forum president and eminent Christian leader of the state Dr Swaroopanand Patra.
Describing Dr Patra as a person who always rose above narrow considerations of caste and creed when it came to the larger interests and progress of the state, Patnaik in his condolence message said, the popular Christian leader was of a friendly disposition and extremely well-mannered.
The senior Congress leader has conveyed his deep condolence to the bereaved family.