Cuttack: 26/8/19:Former bureaucrat and cricketer Lalat Indu Parija passed away today a private hospital here. He was 89. He was the son of renowned botanist Dr. Prana Krushna Parija.
He was widely regarded as an able administrator. The bureaucratic circles in the State hold in high esteem. He served as chief secretary twice in 1983 and 1986. He had also officiated as the Chairman, Orissa Public Service Commission.
He excelled in cricket and had captained Odisha’s Ranji cricket team in sixties.