Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Former Minister Surendranath Nayak passes away at 93 – N.F Times



Bhubaneswar: Former Minister Surendranath Nayak passes away at 93. The ex-MLA from Kakatpur was suffering from age-related ailments.

A seven-time MLA from Kakatpur, Naik had been experiencing old-age-related ailment for quite some time. Apart from being an MLA, he was chairman of Astarang Panchayat Samiti from 1960 to 1967.
Naik was arrested in 1968 for protesting a bus fare hike and again in 1975 under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA). During his political career, he held various ministerial portfolios, including agriculture, revenue, and education.



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