Former Odisha chief secretary passes away

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Bhubaneswar, Aug 12: Former Odisha chief secretary Sudhanshu Bhusan Mishra passed away late last night at a private hospital here, his family sources said.

Mishra, a 1965 batch IAS officer, was 76 and is survived by wife Prof Bijaya Mishra and two daughters.

Ex-Odisha chief secy no more

Mishra served both the state government and Union Government in various capacities. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik condoled Mishra's death and described him as a wise and visionary bureaucrat.

"Mishra was an experienced and able administrator," Patnaik said in a statement. After the news of his death spread, many bureaucrats including chief secretary A P Padhi, former chief secretary J K Mohapatra, ministers and many others paid their tribute to the departed soul.

PTI 

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