Cuttack: Former member of Odisha Legislative Assembly from Tirtol constituency Nityananda Samantaray passed away today at the age of 86 at his residence at Rajabagicha in Cuttack.
He is the father of Barabati-Cuttack BJD MLA Debasish Samantaray. He was born at Kolar village in undivided Cuttack district on April 25, 1933.
The Ex MLA of Tirtol was associated with various educational institutions and was a grass root leader, who was always working for social upliftment of villagers in the State.
he was elected to Odisha Legislative Assembly in 1985 from Tirtol constituency in Jagatsinghpur district.