BJP leader B K Deo passes away
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Last Updated: Wednesday, October 07, 2009, 18:06
Bhawanipatna (Orissa): Senior BJP leader and three-time MP Bikram Keshari Deo passed away at his residence here on Wednesday, family sources said.

Deo who had a bypass surgery in 1995 died of cardiac aliments, the sources said.

He was 58.

Deo, a member of the Kalahandi royal family, is survived by wife, a son and two daughters.

He was the son of the ruler of erstwhile princely state of Kalahandi, Late Pratap Keshari Deo, also a former MP.

Besides representing Junagarh assembly segment in the Orissa assembly several times, Deo was elected to Parliament thrice in a row from 1998. He was an MP in 12th, 13th and 14 Lok Sabha from Kalahandi Parliamantary constituency.

Bureau Report

First Published: Wednesday, October 07, 2009, 18:06

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