Former Chief Secretary Sudhanshu Mishra Dies at 76

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar:


Former Odisha chief secretary Sudhanshu Bhusan Mishra passed away late last night at a private hospital here, his family sources said.

Mishra, a 1965 batch IAS officer, was 76 and is survived by wife Prof Bijaya Mishra and two daughters.

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Mishra served both the state government and Union Government in various capacities.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik condoled Mishra’s death and described him as a wise and visionary bureaucrat.

“Mishra was an experienced and able administrator,” Patnaik said in a statement.

Several politicians, including Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, BJP President Basant Panda, chief secretary A P Padhi, former chief secretary J K Mohapatra, ministers and many senior politicians, authors and journalists condoled the demise of Sudhanshu Bhusan Mishra. 

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