JB Patnaik: Journey ends at Puri Swarga Dwara

JB Patnaik: Former Odisha Chief Minister and Ex-Governor of Assam Janaki Ballav Patnaik’s journey has completely ended today at Swarga Dwara in Puri.

His body reached at Swarga Dwara at around 8 pm on Wednesday.

JB Patnaik
JB Patnaik

His daughter, Sudatta Patnaik was also at the Swarga Dwara during his cremation.

Gulamnabi Azaad, representing AICC including Odisha Congress leaders like Chiranjeev Biswal, Narasingh Mishra, Niranjan Patnaik and ministers such as Debi Mishra, Pradeep Maharathi, local MLA Maheswar Mohanty and few more eminent persons.were present there.

The three-time CM of Odisha died suddenly in Tirupati Hospital as he walked to Tirupati temple on Monday and also chanted Vishnu Sahasranama there.

He felt suffocated and also chest-pain in the hotel, he had halted at around 11 pm. The he taken to a private hospital but at around 3am, he left this world.