Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has expressed deep grief at the passing away of eminent Odia Litterateur Prof. Nityananda Satpathy.
In a condolence message, the Chief Minister said that Prof. Nityananda Satpathy has enriched Odia literature through his immense contribution. His death is a great loss to the literary world.
Naveen has also conveyed his deep sympathies to the bereaved family.
Prof. Satpathy breathed his last on Wednesday. He was 83.
He has written several books including the biography of Utkalmani Pandit Gopabandhu Das titled, ‘Hey Saathi, Hey Sarathi’.