Prominent politician Jayanti Patnaik dies aged 90 in Bhubaneswar…
Bhubaneshwar: The main leader of Congress and the first president of the National Commission for Women, Jayanti Patnaik, died on Wednesday. She was 90 years old. Jayanti Patnaik, who was a four-time MP, was the wife of the late former Chief Minister of Odisha, JB Patnaik. Her son said his mother was pronounced dead by doctors at a local hospital. Former Assam Governor JB Patnaik died in 2015. There is one son and two daughters in his family.
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Jayanti Patnaik suffered from illnesses related to old age. He was taken to hospital on Wednesday evening, where doctors pronounced him dead. Her son P Vallabh Patnaik said his mother was pronounced dead by doctors at a hospital in Bhubaneswar. He said no decision has yet been made regarding his funeral.
President Murmu offers his condolences
President Draupadi Murmu expressed his condolences on the passing of senior Congress leader and prominent social activist Jayanti Patnaik. The President tweeted: “Sad to hear of the passing of Smt Jayanti Patnaik, wife of former Chief Minister of Odisha JB Patnaik. She was also a former MP and a prominent social activist. She has become the darling of the people of the state through his service and dedication. My condolences to his family, friends and supporters.
Governor of Odisha expresses grief
“The Governor of Odisha has expressed his sorrow over the passing of former MP, high ranking politician and renowned writer Jayanti Patnaik. His contribution to the field of literature will be forever remembered,” Raj Bhavan said in a statement. communicated.
Jayanti Patnaik was born on April 7, 1932 at Aska in Ganjam District and graduated in Sociology from Shailabala Women’s Autonomous College, Cuttack. She did her graduate studies at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai.
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Apart from this, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Chairman of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) Sharat Patnaik, Former Chairman of OPCC Niranjan Patnaik and many other dignitaries offered condolences when he died.