Nagpur, Apr 27: Former Congress MP, Abdul Shafee Lalmiyan, passed away following protracted illness at his residence in Sadar here last evening, family sources said
today. He was 78.
Shafee had represented neighbouring Chandrapur Lok Sabha constituency in 1971, defeating the then pro-Vidarbha leader Raje Visheshwar Rao.
Prior to his Lok Sabha stint, he was an MLA and president of Chandrapur Zilla Parishad for a decade.
Shafee is survived by his wife, three sons and three