Bhubaneswar: Prime minister Narendra Modi has condoled the dmemise of eminent publisher Sonny Mehta.

The prime minister spoke to chief minister Naveen Patnaik over telephone and condoled the death of Sonny Mehta, brother in law of Patnaik.

Meanwhile, Patnaik has requested his party workers, leaders and well wishers not to visit him on the new year as he is in mourning.