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Odisha Health Minister Naba Das’ Mortal Remains Consigned To Flames

Stay tuned to this space for all the updates from Odisha minister Naba Kishore Das's last rites. 

Updated: January 30, 2023 11:28 PM IST

By News Desk | Edited by Anurag Kumar

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik pays last respects to Naba Kishore Das
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik pays last respects to Naba Kishore Das

Naba Das Last Rites: Naba Das’mortal remains were consigned to flames on Monday after hi son lit his funeral pyre while several others bid their final adieu to the state health minister. Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paid their last respects to state at his official residence. The minister died after being shot at by a policeman yesterday. The Odisha government on Monday announced a three-day state mourning as a mark of respect for the departed BJD leader. Both the governor and CM also met the family members of Das and expressed their condolences.

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The minister, 60, was shot at Brajrajnagar town around 1 pm on Sunday allegedly by Assistant Sub-inspector of Police (ASI) Gopal Das, who is believed to be suffering from a mental disorder.

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(Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal pays homage to Naba Kishore Das at his official residence in Bhubaneswar)

Stay tuned to this space for all the updates from Odisha minister Naba Kishore Das’s last rites. 

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  • 11:26 PM IST

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  • 11:25 PM IST

    Mortal Remains Of Naba Das Consigned To Flames: The mortal remains of the Naba Das, Odisha Health Minister who succumbed to bullet injuries after being shot at on Sunday has now been consigned to flames with full state honours. His son, Bishal Das lit the funeral pyre while several other bide a tearful adieu.

  • 9:28 PM IST

    Odisha Health minister Naba Das death case LIVE | The accused (Gopal Das) has confessed to his crime. Forensic and cyber experts have been called for investigation. We will try to get the maximum possible punishment for the accused: Crime Branch ADG, Arun Bothra

  • 7:40 PM IST

    Odisha Health Minister death case | Crime Branch Team seized one 9mm pistol and 3 rounds of live ammunition and a mobile handset of the accused ASI Gopal Krushna Das. The firearms, and ammunitions will be sent for Ballistic examination and opinion: Crime Branch

  • 7:39 PM IST

    ASI Who Shot Odisha Health Minister Dismissed: ASI Gopal Krishna Das (in file pic) who killed Odisha Health Minister Naba Das has been dismissed from the service: Rahul Jain, SP Jharsuguda

  • 4:39 PM IST

    Local Shower Flowers On Naba Das’ Hearse: Many shops, business establishments and educational institutions in the district remained closed during the day, with locals pouring out on the streets to shower flowers on the hearse carrying the departed leader’s remains, which drove through the streets of Jharsuguda town on its way to his home.

  • 1:06 PM IST

    Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik allocates the Health and Family Welfare department to Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari: Chief Minister’s Office

  • 11:42 AM IST

    Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das’ body has been taken to Jharsuguda where his last rites will be conducted.

  • 10:09 AM IST

    State Honour For Naba Kishore Das

  • 9:46 AM IST

    The last rites of Naba Kishore Das will be performed at Jharsuguda today, sources close to the family said.

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Published Date: January 30, 2023 9:42 AM IST

Updated Date: January 30, 2023 11:28 PM IST