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Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore passes away

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 21:53

Mumbai: Veteran socialist leader and former MP Mrinal Gore passed away today after a brief illness, family sources said.

Gore, who was 84, had gone to Vasai in neighbouring Thane district at her daughter`s house and died in a hospital there, sources said.

Gore was elected to Parliament on a Janata Party ticket in 1977.
She had earned the sobriquet `Paniwali Bai` for her efforts in bringing drinking water supply to Goregaon, a Mumbai suburb.

First Published: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 21:53

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