Ex-minister Biswal Dead

Published: 25th August 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th August 2014 05:03 AM   |  A+A-

BHUBANESWAR: Former minister Brahmananda Biswal passed away at his Jharpada residence here on Saturday. He was 81 and was ailing for past few weeks.

Biswal, a three-time MLA from Kamakhyanagar constituency, was elected to Odisha Assembly for the first time on a Congress ticket in 1971.

He was a minister in the Nandini Satpathy government. The last time he won an Assembly election was on a BJD ticket in 2000.

His last rites were performed at Swargadwara in Puri.


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