Bhubaneswar: Former Odisha Assembly Speaker Sarat Kar was a very talented politician and a skilled administrator, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while expressing his condolences on his demise.
As the Speaker of Odisha Legislative Assembly, Kar had managed the house skilfully and established healthy parliamentary traditions. As a Minister in the State Government, Kar had displayed acute leadership skills with his vast administrative experience, the Chief Minister said.
“Kar was a prolific writer and orator. He was respected by one and all,” said Naveen, adding that Kar had in-depth knowledge on Odisha’s culture and heritage.
“In his demise, Odisha lost a remarkable political figure,” the Chief Minister added. He expressed his condolences to the family and prayed for the departed soul.
ଓଡ଼ିଶା ବିଧାନସଭାର ପୂର୍ବତନ ବାଚସ୍ପତି ଶରତ କୁମାର କରଙ୍କ ଦେହାନ୍ତ ବିଷୟରେ ଜାଣି ମୁଁ ଦୁଃଖିତ। ଜନପ୍ରତିନିଧି ଭାବେ ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ବିକାଶ ପାଇଁ ତାଙ୍କର ଉଦ୍ୟମ ସ୍ମରଣୀୟ ହୋଇ ରହିବ। ଶୋକସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପରିବାରବର୍ଗଙ୍କୁ ମୋର ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଇବା ସହ ତାଙ୍କ ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା କରୁଛି।
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) October 12, 2020