Bhubaneswar, Nov 22: Noted Social activist, writer and former BJD MP Baishnab Charan Parida passed away here today following protracted illness. He was 77.
Parida was admitted to a private hospital in the state capital here few days back. A great follower of Karl Marx and his ideology, Mr Parida moved to Kolkata for higher study and did his MPhil in Moscow university.
He served as the BJD member in Rajya Sabha from 2010 to 2016 but prior to that he was the President of the Odisha unit of Samajwadi Party form 1999-2018. (UNI)