Padma Shri D Prakash Rao no more

Cuttack: Padma Shri D Prakash Rao passed away while undergoing treatment at SCB Covid hospital in Cuttack on Wednesday.

He was admitted to SCB after being infected with Coronavirus 20 days ago.

The tea seller of Cuttack had spent his entire earning from a chai stall to educate slum children. Rao had started the school ‘Asha O Ashwasana’ in 2000. Apart from his school, Rao was also a well known blood donor.