Former Bijepur MLA Rajeev Lochan Hota Passes Away; CM Naveen Condoles Demise
Bhubaneswar: Former MLA from Bijepur Assembly constituency, Rajeev Lochan Hota breathed his last on Thursday evening. He was 86.
According to reports, Hota was admitted to the hospital yesterday after his health condition deteriorated. However, he breathed his last at 6 PM.
Born in 1935, Hota joined politics and was Barpali Block Chairman in 1967. He was Bijepur MLA from 1980 to 1985 after winning the Assembly election on the Congress party ticket.
Hota also served as Chairman as Odisha Markfed in 1983.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took to Twitter and mourned his death.
ବରଗଡ଼ ଜିଲ୍ଲା ବିଜେପୁର ନିର୍ବାଚନ ମଣ୍ଡଳୀର ପୂର୍ବତନ ବିଧାୟକ ରାଜୀବ ଲୋଚନ ହୋତାଙ୍କ ଦେହାନ୍ତ ବିଷୟରେ ଜାଣି ମୁଁ ଦୁଃଖିତ। ତାଙ୍କ ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା କରିବା ସହ ଶୋକସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପରିବାର ସଦସ୍ୟଙ୍କ ପ୍ରତି ମୋର ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଉଛି।
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) January 28, 2022