Family sources said that Singh was admitted to a COVID hospital in the State Capital yesterday after he tested positive for Covid-19. He succumbed to the virus this morning while undergoing treatment, sources added.
Born on August 1, 1963, at Daringbadi in Kandhamal district, Singh won the Lok Sabha election from Phulbani constituency in the State in 2004 on a Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ticket.
The Phulbani parliamentary constituency exited till 2008, while Singh was the last MP of the constituency.
Singh also served as the chairman of NAC in Phulbani.