Former Chief Secretary Lalat Indu Parija Passes Away At 89

Cuttack: Former Chief Secretary of Odisha Lalat Indu Parija passed away today at a private hospital in Cuttack .
According to sources, he died after a cardiac arrest.
Parija, 89, son of eminent scientist Prana Krushna Parija (Botanist), was appointed as the Chief Secretary twice during his service. He had served the state as the chief of bureaucracy for the period of one month from March 1, 1983 to April 1, 2983, and again for over a year from January 1, 1986 to August 5, 1987.
Recently, his book ‘Fate Takes A Hand’ was unveiled at Cuttack on March 20, 2019.