Bihar CM expresses grief over former minister`s death

Last Updated: Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 11:39

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday expressed grief at the death of senior Congress leader and former minister Kumud Ranjan Jha.

In a condolence message, Kumar said Jha was a respected political leader and his death leaves a void in the society.

The chief minister announced a state funeral for the departed leader.

Jha died of a massive heart attack in New Delhi yesterday.

The former Congress leader was a three-time MLA from Pandaul Assembly seat in Madhubani district and a minister in various Congress governments in 1980`s.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 11:38

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