Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today condoled the untimely demise of senior journalist Dilip Satpathy, who passed away here on Sunday night at the age of 56.
Satpathy was the Resident Editor of national English daily Business Standard, Bhubaneswar edition.
ବିଶିଷ୍ଟ ସାମ୍ବାଦିକ ତଥା ଅର୍ଥନୀତି ବିଶାରଦ ଦିଲ୍ଲୀପ ଶତପଥୀଙ୍କ ଦେହାନ୍ତ ବିଷୟରେ ଜାଣି ମୁଁ ଦୁଃଖିତ। ତାଙ୍କ ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା କରିବା ସହିତ ଶୋକସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପରିବାରବର୍ଗଙ୍କ ପ୍ରତି ମୋର ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଉଛି।
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) September 9, 2019
With his demise a pall of gloom has descended in the media fraternity in the state. He was in his fifties.
A well-known and soft spoken media person of Odisha, Dilip was suffering from Cancer for the last few years.