Nashik Congress leaders mourn Vilasrao Deshmukh`s death

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 20:59

Nashik: Congress leaders including district Congress president Rajaram Pangavhane, senior Congressman Vinayakdada Patil, Congress`s MLC Jayprakash Chhaged, former Congress minister and mayor Dr Shobhatai Bachhav, city Congress president Akash Chhajed have expressed grief over the death of former Maharashtra chief minister and union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in Chennai on Tuesday.
Leaders expressing their condolences said that Deshmukh was a staunch Congress leader. He was chief minister of Maharashtra twice and he was union cabinet minister while he passsed away.
"Deshmukh was my close associate since my youth and I have grown by taking inspiration from him and other congress leaders," Jayprakash Chhajed said.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 20:58

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