Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik pays last respect to Patkura MLA Bed Prakash Agrawal at the BJD headquarters here.
Senior leaders of the BJD and party worker also pay their last respects to Bed Prakash Agarwalla . 83-year-old Agarwalla was undergoing treatment in a private hospital here for last few months, was the party candidate from the Patkura Assembly segment.
Agarwalla, a six-time MLA, started his political career as councillor from Kendrapara Municipality and then went on to become the Chairman of the Kendrapara Municipality. A close confidante of Biju Patnaik, Agarwalla had later joined the BJP in late 1990s.