November 28, 2022

Debasis Panigrahi was additionally a author and had gained Odia Sahitya Akademi award


Senior IPS officer and Director Vigilance of Odisha Police, Debasis Panigrahi died at a non-public hospital in Kolkata whereas present process remedy after being contaminated with COVID-19, household sources mentioned on Saturday. He was 55.

Mr Panigarhi, a 1991 batch IPS officer, is survived by his spouse, a son and a daughter. He was airlifted to the personal hospital in Kolkata on June 8 and died at about 10.15 pm on Friday night time, the supply mentioned.

He had examined constructive for coronavirus regardless of taking two doses of vaccines within the first week of June and was initially beneath house isolation. But as his well being declined, he was admitted to Cuttack Ashwini Covid Hospital the place he was put in ventilator assist.

Later he was airlifted to Kolkata on June 8 as his well being deteriorated additional. He was beneath ECMO assist as he had developed severe pneumonia and was additionally affected by varied different comorbidities.

Mr Panigrahi was additionally a author and had gained Odia Sahitya Akademi award. Recently he had penned a e-book on the pandemic.

Condolences poured in after the information of Mr Panigrahi broke.

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took to his Twitter deal with to mourn the demise of the IPS officer.

“Deeply saddened to know about the passing away of senior IPS officer Shri Debasis Panigrahi. He was experienced, able police administrator and also a prolific writer. My thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved family members and friends. Om Shanti,” Mr Patnaik mentioned.

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in his twitter publish mentioned: “Deeply saddened to learn about the demise of senior IPS Officer and Vigilance Director Debasis Panigrahi. He held several important positions as an IPS officer and served Odisha with distinction. Offer my deepest condolences to his family in this hour of grief.”

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