The Football Association of Odisha (FAO) with profound grief and shock, the Office Bearers and its Members in deep sorrow and condolence on the sad and untimely demise of Surendranath Tripathy who breathed his last today morning at Bhawanipatna, Kalahandi after a brief illness. He was 73 years old.
He was a profound Sports Administrator and Sports lover. The Football Association of Odisha will forever be grateful for his contributions as an Administrator.
He was a retired headmaster of Braja Mohan High School, Bhawanipatna and was the Vice President of Kalahandi District Athletic Association. He is survived by, his wife, three daughter and one son.