The Governor also conveyed his sympathy to the bereaved family.
Hon'ble Governor is anguished to learn about the sad demise of sculptor of international repute & RajyaSabha Member Sri Raghunath Mohapatra and conveyed his sympathy to his family & friends. 'He will be eternally remembered for his exquisite sculptures,'observed Hon'ble Governor. — Governor Odisha (@GovernorOdisha) May 9, 2021
Mohapatra, an incumbent BJP Rajya Sabha member, was undergoing treatment for Covid at the AIIMS Bhubaneswar since April 22. He was later put on ventilator support for a few days in view of his critical condition. He succumbed to the virus at 3.49 pm on Sunday.