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Veteran BJP leader Kailashpati Mishra dies in Patna

PTI  Patna, November 03, 2012
First Published: 15:39 IST(3/11/2012) | Last Updated: 15:41 IST(3/11/2012)

Veteran BJP leader Kailashpati Mishra died on Saturday after prolonged illness, party sources said in Patna.


Mishra, who was 89-year-old, breathed his last at his residence. Mishra, who had served as governor of Gujarat, was a bachelor.

Chief minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy and senior Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi visited his residence to pay condolence.

Kumar described Mishra as a politician dedicated to the cause of social work.

"With the passing of Mishra an era in politics has come to end," he said in his condolence message.

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