Odisha: Senior Journalist Dillip Satpathy No More

Bhubaneswar:  Senior Journalist Dillip Satpathy breathed his last late Sunday after suffering a major heart stroke.

Satpathy, 56, suffered from a cardiac arrest at about 12.30 am and was immediately rushed to a city-based hospital. The doctors declared him ‘brought dead’.

The journo was a cancer survivor. Years ago he was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer; which unfortunately relapsed three years ago. Last year, he had undergone radiation therapy. Due to his health issues, he had vowed to remain single.

Satpathy started his career as a reporter with Sambad group‘s English daily ‘Sun Times’. He later joined ‘Business Standard’ as State Correspondent before being elevated to Resident Editor of its Bhubaneswar edition.

Dillip Satpathy’s untimely death has left a huge void in the world of journalism. His mortal remains have been kept at his residence where the media world is paying their last respects.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan took to Twitter to express their deep condolences over the sad demise.

Soumyaranjan Pattanaik, Editor, Sambad

Lalitendu Bidyadhara Mohapatra, Brahmagiri MLA

Ardhendu Das, Editor, News7

Subhasis Satpathi, Founder, Sanket Communications


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