Bhubaneswar: Former Odisha DGP Sarat Chandra Mishra passed away at a private hospital in the city, this morning. He was 88.
His last rites will be conducted at the Swarga Dwara in Puri, family sources said.
The retired IPS officer was admitted to the healthcare facility after testing positive for dengue.
Mishra served as the DGP of Odisha in 1991-92. He also worked with the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).
He was a noted writer and had received Odisha Sahitya Akademi Award.
Mishra was also a columnist for Odia daily ‘Sambad’.
Various eminent personalities expressed grief over the demise of Mishra.