CPI-M Leader Shivaji Patnaik Passes Away At 92
CPI-M leader and former MP Shivaji Patnaik passed away on May 23. The 92-years-old, and was admitted to a private hospital, after the potassium level in his blood dropped. The news of Patnaik's demise was confirmed by CPI-M Secretary Ali Kishore Patnaik. Highlighting Shivaji's political career, he was elected to the Lok Sabha from Bhubaneswar in 1977, 1989, and 1991. He is survived by his wife, three sons, and a daughter.