KORAPUT, Oct. 5, 2022 (TBINN)
Murali Mohapatra, a well-known Odia singer, passed away during his performance at a Durga Puja event in Odisha’s Koraput District. Reportedly, Murali Mohapatra died of heart attack while performing at Durga Puja.
Mohapatra, who was said to be ill, sat down on a chair on stage after performing a few songs at the event. When he was taken to the hospital, he was declared dead. His brother, Bibhuti Prasad Mohapatra, later informed that Murali Mohapatra had passed away from a heart attack. He was 59.
After learning of Mohapatra’s death, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed his condolences.