In a tweet in Odia, Union Minister Pradhan, who hails from Odisha, said, “I am saddened to hear the demise Odisha’s Health Minister Naba Kishore Das, who passed away while undergoing treatment at a hospital after he was shot at in Brajrajnagar. What has happened to him has disturbed me.”
“His (Das’) work as a public representative will be remembered forever. I express my condolences to the bereaved family. May the departed soul rest in peace! May Lord Jagannath grant infinite patience and courage to the family in this time of sorrow,” the Union Minister added.
ଜନପ୍ରତିନିଧି ଭାବରେ ତାଙ୍କର କାର୍ଯ୍ୟ ସ୍ମରଣୀୟ ହୋଇ ରହିବ । ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା କରିବା ସହ ଶୋକସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପରିବାର ବର୍ଗଙ୍କୁ ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଉଛି । ଏହି ଦୁଃଖଦ ସମୟରେ ମହାପ୍ରଭୁ ଜଗନ୍ନାଥ ପରିବାର ବର୍ଗଙ୍କୁ ଅସୀମ ଧୈର୍ଯ୍ୟ ଓ ସାହସ ପ୍ରଦାନ କରନ୍ତୁ । — Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) January 29, 2023
Das, who was shot at by Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police (ASI) Gopal Das from a close range near Gandhi Chhak at Brajarajnagar in Jharsuguda district, succumbed to his bullet injuries in a private hospital in Bhubaneswar this evening.
The Health Minister, who was said to be in a critical condition, was airlifted to the Apollo Hospital in Bhubaneswar where he breathed his last.
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