Bhubaneswar, May 17: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday expressed deep grief over the death of noted Odia music director Amarendra Mohanty.
In a message, the Union Minister said Mohanty will always be remembered for his remarkable contribution to the field of Odia music.
“Saddened hearing about the passing away of noted Odia Music Director Amarendra Mohanty. He will always be remembered for his contribution to the field of Odia music. Pray for the soul to rest in peace and convey condolences to the bereaved family,” Pradha tweeted in Odia.
It may be noted that Mohanty passed away while undergoing treatment for Covid infection at a private hospital here on Monday morning. He had tested Covid positive on April 24 and got admitted to Hospital on May 3.