Bhubaneswar: Former MP Mohan Jena passed away today. Jena breathed his last at a private hospital here, family sources said. He was 63.
The former MP was undergoing treatment for a prolonged period of time for kidney-related ailments.
He was elected as MP to the Lok Sabha from Jajpur twice in 2004 and 2009 on a BJD ticket. In 2019, Jena quit BJD and joined BJP.
Jajpur MP Sarmistha Sethi and Jajpur MLA Pranab Prakash Das have expressed deep grief at Jena’s untimely demise.