Senior Journalist Debendra Samantaray dies of Covid-19

14 Journalists in Odisha died of Covid in April


TNI Bureau: Another Journalist from Odisha, succumbed to Covid-19. Debendra Samantaray, DGM (News), Sambad Group, Sambalpur Edition, passed away due to Covid-19. At least 14 journalists in the State have died of Covid-19 in April 2021.

Debendra Samantaray had been associated with the Sambad Group for years. He was a writer and a regular blood donor too.

Sambad had lost another journalist Jatish Khamari from Balangir district to Covid-19 exactly a fortnight ago.

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Odisha Government’s Media Advisor Manas Mangaraj has condoled the demise of Debendra Samantaray and recalled the association with him during Sambad days.

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