He was recognized for his contribution in direction of imparting training to slum and orphan kids in Cuttack.
Noted social activist D. Prakash Rao died on Wednesday on the SCB Medical College Hospital in Cuttack. He was 63.
Rao succumbed to a mind stroke at 4.15 p.m., SCB Medical College Hospital Emergency Officer B.N. Mohaparan stated.
“My father was underneath therapy on the SCB Medical College Hospital for 20 days and handed away this afternoon,” his daughter Bhanupriya stated.
The hospital official stated Rao was admitted after he examined optimistic for COVID-19, however had later recovered from the illness. However, his situation worsened after he developed sure neurological illnesses.
Rao, a Padma Shri, was recognized for his contribution in direction of imparting training to slum and orphan kids in Cuttack.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik condoled the demise of Rao, who earned his livelihood and undertook social actions by promoting tea at Buxi Buzar in Cuttack.
Mr. Patnaik stated the social activist’s funeral will likely be held with full State honours.
“Saddened by the demise of Shri D Prakash Rao. The excellent work that he has performed will proceed motivating folks. He rightly noticed training as a significant means to empowerment. I recall my assembly with him in Cuttack a couple of years in the past. Condolences to his household and admirers. Om Shanti,” Mr. Modi stated on Twitter.
Mr. Patnaik stated the “Good Samaritan will at all times be remembered for his dedication to uplift the lives of kids”.