Bhubaneswar26/2/23:Senior journalist Ajit Kumar Mohanty passed away on Sunday afternoon after a prolonged illness. He was 73.
Mohanty died at 12.30 noon in AIIMS Hospital, Bhubaneswar. He was battling cancer for a long time. He was brought to AIIMS from West Bengal about a fortnight ago, informed Shanti Mohanty, wife of Ajit Mohanty.He worked with vernacular dailies Dharitri and Samaya. As the news of Mohanty’s death spread, a pall of gloom descended on the media community across the state.