Bhubaneswar: Prabir Kumar Pradhan was a popular and acknowledged Crime Reporter in Odisha. He passed away on November 5, 2020, of COVID-19 infection at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.
Today, the State Government extended financial assistance of Rs 15 lakh to the kin of the COVID warrior journalist. Khurda Collector Sanat Mohanty handed over a cheque of Rs 15 lakh to Prabir’s wife Suchismita Swain at his office today.
Prabir is survived by his wife and a three-year-old daughter. He was a senior crime reporter with an Odia news channel, posted in Bhubaneswar.