Eminent Environmentalist Nadia Chand Kanungo Passes Away

Bhubaneswar: Eminent environmentalist of Odisha Nadia Chand Kanungo passed away at his residence at Niladri Vihar here on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was 83.

His last rites were performed at the Swarga Dwara in Puri.

A native of Kujang in Jagatsinghpur district, Kanungo joined the Indian Forest Service (IFS) and retired as the Divisional Forest Officer (DFO).

As an ardent lover of nature, Kanungo was a wildlife expert. Several of his articles on environment and wildlife were published in English and Odia dailies.

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