**Bhubaneswar:** Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday arrived here at the state capital in order to pay his last respects to the departed socialist leader and former Lok Sabha Speaker Rabi Ray.
Speaking to the newsmen, Kumar said, “He was a great leader and freedom fighter. He was an inspiring personality and I have learnt a lot from him. I worked with him in Samata Party when he co-founded the party along with late George Fernandes. His demise like a personal loss for me.”
Kumar is also scheduled to meet Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here in the evening.