Bhubaneswar: Senior BJD leader and sitting Pakura MLA Bed Prakash Agarwalla passed away at a private hospital here today.
Agarwalla, who was also the ruling party’s MLA candidate from the same constituency in Kendrapara for the ensuing elections, died this morning following a prolonged illness. He was 82.
Agarwalla was elected as Patkura MLA in 2009 and 2014 elections. He was a four-time MLA from Kendrapara Assembly seat and a former minister in late Biju Patnaik government.