Odisha Parliamentary Affairs Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh, School and Mass Education Minister Badrinarayan Patra and Finance Minister Shashi Bhushan Behera CRPF IG Kamalakanta Sharma paid their last tribute to the departed soul at the airport.
Later, his body was brought to his native village in a massive rally.
Meanwhile, a pall of gloom descended on Rebana Nuagaon village. "Who will I live for now?" his mother cried, as villagers and mediapersons gathered at her house.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday saluted the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, who were killed in a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.
The attack took place in Kistaram when the team of CRPF personnel of the 212 battalion was out on a combing operation on the MPV.
Extending his sympathies and condolences to the bereaved families, the chief minister also directed his ministers, those in-charge of the districts from where these troopers hailed, to personally visit their families. "My deepest condolences to the families of Odia jawan Manoranjan Lenka and all the fearless personnel who lost their lives in the blast and wishing speedy recovery of those injured", he tweeted.