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Odisha CM condoles death of Somnath Chatterjee

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today expressed grief over the death of former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee.

Taking to microblogging site Twitter, Patnaik described Chatterjee as a stalwart parliamentarian and one of greatest Speakers of Lok Sabha.

Chatterjee died in Kolkata today at a private clinic following a cardiac arrest and prolonged illness, nursing home sources said. He was 89.

Chatterjee was critical following the heart attack he suffered on Sunday. He was also suffering from a kidney-related ailment and was admitted to the clinic in a critical condition on August 7.