Odisha CM condoles Demise Of Centenarian Freedom Fighter Jitendriya Pradhan

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday condoled the demise of centenarian freedom fighter Jitendriya Pradhan.

Pradhan breathed his last at Panimora village under Sohela block in Bargarh district. He was reportedly suffering from age-related ailments. He was 102. He had tested positive for COVID-19 at VIMSAR, Burla, on Thursday.

The freedom fighter, who had participated in the Quit India Movement, was felicitated by the Bargarh Collector on behalf of President Ram Nath Kovind in August, last year on the occasion of Kranti Diwas.

 

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