Cuttack: Former law-maker of Odisha Legislative Assembly from Tirtol constituency in Jagatsinghpur district Nityananda Samantaray passed away today at the age of 86 at his residence at Rajabagicha in Cuttack city.
He is the father of Barabati-Cuttack BJD MLA Debasish Samantaray. He was born at village Kolar in undivided Cuttack district on April 25, 1933.
The Ex MLA of Tirtol was associated with various educational institutions and was a grass root leader, who was always worked for the social and economic upliftment of the downtrodden in the state.
Nityananda was elected to Odisha Legislative Assembly in 1985 from Tirtol constituency in Jagatsinghpur district.