Modi Mourns Bansidhar Panda’s Demise

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New Delhi: Prime minister Narendra Modi hailed Bansidhar Panda as ‘one of India’s foremost karmayogis’ and someone who strived to transform lives.

Paying glowing tributes to the late industrialist, Modi said his loss will be felt by both Odisha and the nation.

Extending his condolence in a letter to the Imfa patriarch’s son, Baijayant Panda, Modi recalled the industry pioneer’s entrepreneurial skills, adding that ‘men of talent and vision are sought after everywhere’.

Panda who set up Imfa, the first integrated charge chrome plant, passed away on May 22.