Pradhan breathed his last at Panimora village under Sohela block in Bargarh district. He was reportedly suffering from age-related ailments.
On Thursday, Pradhan had reportedly tested positive for Covid-19 in RT-PCR test at VIMSAR, Burla.
An ardent admirer of the Father of the Nation- Mahatma Gandhi, Pradhan had participated in the Quit India Movement when he was just 23-year-old.
He was one of the 32 people from his native village who took part in the Quit India Movement and was imprisoned.