Maha Assembly pays tribute to Wanjale, others
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Last Updated: Monday, July 25, 2011, 14:54
Mumbai: Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Monday condoled the demise of its sitting MNS member Ramesh Wanjale who passed away last month after a massive cardiac arrest.

Wanjale was a first time MLA elected from Khadakwasala in Pune district.

Apart from Wanjale, the House also paid homage to former minister Nakul Patil, former members Shyamrao Patil, Dyaneshwar Khaire, Raje Satyawanrao Vishweshwarrao Atram, Nanasaheb Tajne who passed away recently.

Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan moved the motion of condolence, which was seconded by Leader of Opposition Eknath Khadse.

Group leaders of all parties including Subhash Desai (Shiv Sena) spoke on the occasion.

MNS leader Bala Nandgaonkar demanded a CID probe to determine the cause of Wanjale's death. MNS member Ram Kadam demanded a CBI probe and said there is a confusion as to which hospital he had breathed his last.


First Published: Monday, July 25, 2011, 14:54

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