Cuttack: Statistical Officer of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) Biswanath Lenka today died of Coronavirus while undergoing treatment at a hospital here in the city.
He was under treatment for the last 15 days.
After his demise, his body was taken to Satichoura crematorium for his last rites. CMC officials including Commissioner Ananya Das and other staff paid tribute to the departed soul at the crematorium.
Sincere,dependable and well mannered , Lenka Babu was one of our best. This loss is very personal to all of us at CMC. We will honour this sacrifice by working even harder. May he rest in peace and may God give his family strength. https://t.co/Agy1hShiTm
— Ananya Das (@AnanyaDasIAS) October 5, 2020
Several prominent personalities, Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena, Cuttack-Barabati MLA Mohammed Moquim expressed condolence over his demise.
ସିଏମସିର ଷ୍ଟାଟିଷ୍ଟିକାଲ ଅଫିସର ବିଶ୍ୱନାଥ ଲେଙ୍କାଙ୍କ ଦେହାନ୍ତ ବିଷୟରେ ଜାଣି ମୁଁ ଦୁଃଖିତ। ଜଣେ ନିଷ୍ଠାପର କର୍ତ୍ତବ୍ୟପରାୟଣ ଓ ପରୋପକାରୀ ବିଶ୍ୱନାଥ ଲେଙ୍କାଙ୍କ ପରିବାରବର୍ଗଙ୍କୁ ମୋର ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଇବା ସହ ତାଙ୍କ ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା କରୁଛି। ଓଁ ଶାନ୍ତି pic.twitter.com/mXdo18tM7B
— Pratap Jena (@jenapratap66) October 5, 2020