Former governor passes away

Published: 08th October 2012 12:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th October 2012 12:00 PM   |  A+A-

Governor Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday mourned the death of former Odisha governor B Satyanarayana Reddy, who passed away in Hyderabad on Saturday night. Describing Reddy as an honest and upright leader, Bhandare said he had travelled to remote areas during his tenure and mingled with the people.  Describing Reddy as an experienced parliamentarian and an able administrator, Naveen said as the governor he had guided the State in its development in many ways. A freedom fighter, Reddy was a socialist in his convictions, Naveen said and added that the country lost a great person in his demise.

Stay up to date on all the latest Odisha news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp