Bhubaneswar, Sep 24: Union Education and Skill & Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday mourned the unfortunate demise of TV channel journalist Arandim Das, who drowned in the Mahanadi while accompanying ODRAF jawans in an elephant rescue operation.
“I am personally saddened by the untimely demise of OTV journalist and my friend Arandim Das in an unfortunate mishap. I had met him in many social and political programmes,” tweeted Pradhan.
The Union Minister remembered him of creating a special place in the field of journalism by taking adventurous steps in collecting information in the interest of people. His untimely demise is an irreparable to the media world of the State.
“At this difficult time, my thoughts are with the bereaved family. I pray to Lord Jagannath to give limitless patience and courage to the family,” Pradhan noted in his condolence message.