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Jatra script writer Ananta Ojha’s mortal remains arrive in Bhubaneswar

ONI Bureau:  The mortal remains of noted Odia playwright, jatra actor and director Ananta Ojha arrived at Bhubaneswar airport today, to be taken to his ancestral village in Kendrapara District for last rites.

Ananta Ojha breathed his last at a private hospital in Bengaluru on Monday following a prolonged illness, , family sources said. He was 59.

Ojha scripted over 200 popular plays and acted and directed in many jatras, reportedly.