Freedom fighter Laxman Deshmukh passes away
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Last Updated: Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 00:25
  
Parli Vaijnath: Veteran freedom fighter and former Maharashtra legislator Laxman Shankarrao Deshmukh passed away due to old-age related ailments last night here in central Maharashtra.

He was 85 and is survived by five sons and one daughter. Deshmukh was cremated here in the presence of people from all walks of life.

Deshmukh took part in the freedom struggle and was later associated with various religious, social and educational organisations.

He was a member of Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) for two terms and a former Chairperson of Parli Vaijnath Municipal Council.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 00:25


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