Bhubaneswar: Senior journalist of Odisha, Ranjit Guru passed away in a private hospital in Bhubaneswar following illness. He was 61.
According to sources, he was admitted to the hospital on August 1 after he complained of illness. He was later put on a ventilator after his health condition deteriorated.
However, he succumbed to his ill-health around midnight on Sunday while undergoing treatment at the hospital.
Born in Mahakhanda village in Bargarh district, Guru completed his Master in Arts (Science) and M.phil from Sambalpur University.
He is survived by his wife and daughter.