Professor Chittaranjan Das passes away at 80
Bhubaneswar: Professor Chittaranjan Das passed away at his residence in Surya Nagar area in Bhubaneswar today. He was 80.
Family sources attributed his death to protracted illness due to old age.
Das was appointed as a Professor in Buxi Jagabandhu Bidyadhar (BJB) Autonomous College and Ravenshaw University. He was also the first Chairman at the Pollution Control Board and Chilika Development Authority.
As per sources, many social activists rushed to pay their last respect at his residence here. Noted personalities also paid floral tributes to the late professor.