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Odia editor of Raipur daily dies in road mishap

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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 20:

Wellknown Chattisgarh journalist and editor of Raipur-based daily Hindi newspaper ‘Aaj ki Jandharaa’ Devendra Kar was among the three who died in a tragic car accident near Jujumara in Odisha’s Sambalpur district this morning.

Kar was returning to Raipur with his family after a visit to Puri when their car dashed against a roadside tree , resulting in the tragedy.

Devendra’s wife Deepika and sister Vinodini also died in the crash.

Kar, an Odia from the area bordering Chhattisgarh was settled in Raipur.

Chhattisgarh chief minister Dr Raman Singh has condoled the sad demise of Devendra Kar while remembering his contributions to pro-people journalism in the state.