Odisha: D Prakash Rao's Mortal Remains Consigned To Flames With Full State Honours
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Bhubaneswar, Jan. 14 -- Cuttack: Mortal remains of Padma Shri D Prakash Rao, who passed away on Wednesday at SCB Medical College, were consigned to flames at Kaliaboda cremation ground here in the city today with full state honours.
As guns boomed and police personnel reversed their firearms, a host of dignitaries including Rajya Sabha member Subhas Singh, Cuttack (Barabati) MLA Md Moqium, former MLA Prabhat Biswal, Collector Bhabani Charan Chaini and DCP Pratik Singh among others paid their last respect to the departed soul. Rao's daughter Bhanipriya lit the funeral pyre in presence of her family members, relatives and around hundred school children.
Rao succumbed to a brain stroke at SCB Medical College where he was undergoing treatme...
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