Ashutosh Mishra passes away; was under-treatment in Delhi

State Culture Department Director Ashutosh Mishra,

State Culture Department Director Ashutosh Mishra, also a 1985 batch Indian Forest Services officer, passed away on Wednesday at around 11 in the morning. He was under treatment for swine flu at Delhi based Apollo hospital. It need be recalled that Mishra had been flown to Apollo Hospital after he fell sick and was suspected to have caught swine flu. He is said to have developed symptoms after returning from a cultural program in Raigarh. Meanwhile, a pall  of gloom has fallen on the department officials who did not expect this outcome from mere swine flu ailment.

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