Pyarimohan Mohapatra was born on January 25, 1940, and died on March 19, 2017.
He was a politician from the Odisha Jana Morcha as a member of the Parliament of India representing Odisha in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament.
Mohapatra was the political advisor of Naveen Patnaik.
Mohapatra began his career as an IAS officer and was principal secretary to Biju Patnaik.
Mohapatra was considered as the mastermind and the proxy leader of the Biju Janata Dal.
Pyarimohan Mohapatra passed away at 77 years old.