Former union min Upendra Nath Verma dead

Former Union minister Upendra Nath Verma died at private hospital after prolonged illness, his family sources said here.

Updated: Aug 29, 2011, 00:42 AM IST

Patna: Former Union minister Upendra Nath
Verma died on Sunday at private hospital after prolonged illness,
his family sources said here.

He was 90.

Verma was a minister in the V P Singh government in
1989-90.
He was presently Bihar State Farmer Commission`s
chairman.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has expressed grief at the
death of the former Union minister and announced state funeral
to the departed leader tomorrow.

PTI