The members of the IPS Association (Odisha Branch) have been shocked by the sad demise of Debasis Panigrahi, Director Vigilance, Odisha.
A condolence meeting in this regard was held today on virtual platform under the Chairmanship of Abhay,DGP, Odisha.
The members present in the meeting offered floral tribute to the departed soul.
Two minutes silence was observed by the members. The association members also expressed their heartfelt grief and solace to the family members of Dr. Panigrahi.
A native of Balasore Distict, Dr. Panigrahi had served in various capacities in the State of Odisha. He was not only an extremely efficient Police Officer but also was an accomplished writer of repute.
Dr. Panigrahi had tested positive on 21 May and was undergoing treatment in a hospital at Kolkata. He breathed his last on 18 June.
Senior IPS Officers of Odisha including R K Sharma, Director, Intelligence, S K Priyadarsi, Commissioner of Police, Amitabh Thakur, IGP Operations and others were present in the meeting.