Patna: Former Bihar Congress MLA Ramashankar Pandey died of cardiac arrest at a party meeting in Motihari in East Champaran district on Thursday, family sources said.
He was 72 and Pandey was elected MLA several times from a constituency
in East Champaran district between 1972 and 1985.
Bihar Congress president Choudhary Mehboob Ali Kaiser, State Youth Congress president Lalan Kumar, its senior officer bearers Md Kamran, Rohit Kumar and Suresh Chandra Pappu, besides Bibha Kumari also condoled his death.
A condolence meeting was organised by the State Youth Congress led by Lalan Kumar. "His death has caused irreparable loss to the party which
has also lost a popular leader", Lalan Kumar said.