Himachal Pradesh Governor Mr. Kalyan Singh and Chief Minister Mr. Virbhadra Singh have mourned death of former Governor of Assam and former Chief Minister of Orissa Shri J.B Patnaik, who passed away in Trupati in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday.
The Governor prayed for the peace of departed soul and also conveyed his sympathies with the bereaved family members. In his condolence message, the Chief Minister said that “Shri Patnaik was a veteran and seasoned politician. His death is a great loss to the Congress party and nation as a whole and especially to the people of Orissa state. His contribution in the politics of the state and contribution to Orissa development will always be remembered”.
He prayed to the almighty to give peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family members to bear this irreparable loss.