Bhubaneswar: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik expresses deep grief at the passing away of veteran freedom fighter and former MP Bhavani Charan Patnaik.

The veteran freedom fighter Bhavani Patnaik will be cremated with full State honours at Nimapada tomorrow.

The chief minister described Bhavani Patnaik as a great patriot who had dedicated his entire life for the cause of the common man .

“A strong believer of Gandhian principles he was a close associate of Biju Babu, he said.

“A man of indomitable spirit Bhavani Babu was very active till his death. In his death the nation has lost a true Gandhian and karmayogi.”
The chief minister conveys his deep sympathy to the bereaved families