BJD Rajyasabha MP and Ex MLA of Dharmasala Mr. Kalpataru Das is no more. He was admitted in AIIMS from Monday and on 25th July 2015 he died. He was born on 07/02/1948 in Bhotaka Village of Jajpur. He was selected as MLA 4 times. His Son Pranab Balabantray is now the MLA of Dharmasala. His wife is Smt. Pratima Das. He was one of the strong leader in BJD and BJD has lost one of his top leader.