HC Judge BP Ray Passes Away at 61

Published: 22nd April 2016 05:02 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd April 2016 05:02 AM   |  A+A-

CUTTACK: Justice BP Ray, sitting Judge of Orissa High Court, passed away at a hospital here on Thursday evening. He was 61.

Justice Ray was ailing for some time. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

HC.jpgBorn on March 2, 1955 at Shibapur village in Jagatsingpur district, Ray received his early education in Berhampur. Later, he obtained his LLB degree from Utkal University Law College, Bhubaneswar, started law practice in 1979 and proved himself as a lawyer of eminence in the fields of constitutional, criminal civil and taxation law.

On November 7, 2007, he was elevated as a Judge of Orissa High Court and subsequently, transferred to Kerala High Court on October 27, 2010. He returned to Orissa HC on March 19, 2014.

All judges, senior lawyers and other prominent persons paid their homage to the departed soul. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Law Minister Arun Sahu expressed condolences over Justice Ray’s demise.

The mortal remains of Justice Ray will be taken to Shibapur village for the final rites to be performed on Friday.

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 newindianexpress.com 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 newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com 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. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp