Bhubaneswar, Sep 09(LocalWire) Veteran journalist Dillip Satpathy passed away late on Sunday night at a private hospital here after a cardiac arrest.
Satpathy, resident editor of State’s edition of Business Standard, was 56.
Afflicted with bone marrow cancer, he had preferred to remain bachelor.
Journalist fraternities have expressed deep condolence at the untimely demise of Satpathty, who was a native of Kendrapara district.
“Satpathty had established a benchmark of unbiased journalism in Odisha.
He led a simple life and the sociable traits of his character had won him many friends”, said senior journalist, Subrat Das.