Odisha MP Ladu Kishore Swain passes away

first_imgMember of Parliament from Odisha’s Aska Lok Sabha constituency Ladu Kishore Swain has passed away here, said family sources on Wednesday. He was 71.Swain died late on Tuesday while undergoing treatment at a private hospital.The senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader was suffering from kidney-related ailments. He was admitted to the private hospital on the day after he complained of uneasiness in breathing.Born on July 8, 1947, Swain was elected to the Lok Sabha from Aska constituency in 2014. Swain was also elected as an MLA from Kabisuryanagar Assembly constituency in 2004.Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik condoled his death and conveyed his deep sympathy to the bereaved family. The State Assembly mourned the demise of Swain and paid homage by observing a minute’s silence.“Anguished by the passing away of Lok Sabha MP from Aska, Odisha, Shri Ladu Kishore Swain Ji. He will be remembered for his rich service to society. His work towards rural development was noteworthy. Spoke to his son Nachiketa and expressed condolences,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a Twitter post.Swain is survived by wife, two sons and a daughter.last_img

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