Berhampur, Dec 27 (Localwire): Sachhidanand Narayan Deb, former MLA of Chikiti assembly constituency in Ganjam district passed away here on Friday.
He is survived by two sons Trigunateeta Deb and Durga Prasad Deb, and daughter-in-law Usha Devi, the present MLA of Chikiti.
His sons, daughter-in-law, grandson and grand daughter were present beside him at the time of his death.
He was 98, and suffering from age-old ailments for few years.
According the family members, he would be cremated at Swargadwara in Puri.
Schhidnanda Deo, was elected from Chikiti assembly constituency twice in 1971 and 1974 on Congress tickets.
Leaders of BJD and other prominent locals rushed to their house at Chikiti to pay homage to the departed leader.