Former Patna MLA Gourahari Naik passed away at a private hospital here on Thursday. He was 62.
Naik had represented Patna in Keonjhar district to the State Assembly twice from 2000 to 2009. He had won the two elections on BJP tickets.
Following news of his death spread, many leaders rushed to the hospital and paid their last respects to him.
BJP State president Sameer Mohanty and Leader of Opposition Pradipta Naik mourned his demise and sent their condolences to the bereaved family.