Veteran freedom-fighter Chapalgaonkar no more
Mumbai: Veteran freedom-fighter Murlidhar Chapalgaonkar recently passed away following prolonged illness in Thane, family sources said.
The 86-year-old breathed his last on Wednesday, they said.
He had taken part in the Hyderabad Mukti Sangram, which led to the "liberation" of Marathwada region from the Nizam`s rule, and had also worked as a civil surgeon.
Chapalgaonkar is survived by a son and four daughters.
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