Senior BJD leader Ladu Kishore Swain dies, PM pays respects
The 71-year-old leader is survived by wife, two sons, and a daughter.
The BJD leader, who represented Odisha Aska Lok Sabha constituency, was suffering from a kidney ailment and breathed his last late night yesterday.
BJD MP Ladu Kishore Swain dies at 71
PM Modi, Odisha-CM among others to condole demise of Swain
The chief minister in his condolence message described Swain as an able parliamentarian who had also served as a member of the state legislature.
The state Assembly mourned the demise of Swain and paid homage by observing a minute's silence.
His work towards rural development was noteworthy: PM Modi
Anguished by the passing away of Lok Sabha MP from Aska, Odisha, Shri Ladu Kishore Swain Ji. He will be remembered for his rich service to society. His work towards rural development was noteworthy. Spoke to his son Nachiketa and expressed condolences.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 6, 2019
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Shocked to hear demise of Sri Ladu Kishore Swain: Patnaik
Shocked to hear the demise of Sri Ladu Kishore Swain, MP, Aska. Convey my deep condolences to the bereaved family. Late Sri Swain was an able parliamentarian as well as a distinguished member of state legislature. His loss is profound. May his soul rest in peace.— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) February 6, 2019
Swain had been elected to State Assembly in 2004
Ladu Kishore Swain was elected to Lok Sabha from Aska Lok Sabha constituency in 2014 as a BJD candidate. Earlier, he was elected to the state Assembly in 2004 on a BJD ticket from Kabisurya Nagara Assembly constituency in Ganjam district.