Bhubaneswar: Former Congress MLA Arjun Das died in a road accident in Odisha’s Jajpur district Saturday.
Das died when a sand-laden truck hit the motorcycle he was riding on Kharsrota bridge near Barunha. He was 65.
Son of former Jajpur Lok Sabha MP Anadi Das, Arjun Das was elected to the state Assembly on a Congress ticket and represented the Binjharpur constituency from 1995 to 2000.
Born November 16, 1957, at Kapasi under Binjharpur block, Das started his political career during his student days as a left leader and joined Congress in 1989.
Recently he joined the Bharat Rashtra Samithi founded by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao.
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