Bhubaneswar: Publisher of ‘Sambad’, a leading Odia daily Bijay Kumar Patnaik passed away today.
Patnaik, who had tested positive for Covid-19 was undergoing treatment for about a month at a private hospital here.
Family sources said that Patnaik succumbed to the deadly virus.
He was 62 and is survived by his wife and son.
Patnaik had joined Sambad as its publisher since its inception in 1984 and had been continuing since then.