West Bengal Power Minister passes away

Last Updated: Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 00:06

Kolkata: West Bengal Power Minister Mrinal
Banerjee passed away today at a hospital here after battling
with cancer.

He was 72 and is survived by his wife. The end came at
12.55 pm, family sources said.

Banerjee also held the Labour portfolio concurrently
till last year.

An electrical engineer by profession, Banerjee was
actively engaged in trade union activities when he was an
employee at the Durgapur Steel Plant.

Banerjee was elected from the Durgapur-II assembly
constituency in the state.


First Published: Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 00:06

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