Former Congress MP and veteran journalist, Anantrao Patil on Wednesday died here due to old age. He was 87.
Patil, a freedom fighter, was a Member of Parliament from 1967 to 1977.
Patil, who was a close associate of Congress stalwart late Y B Chavan, started a Marathi newspaper 'Vishal Sahyadri' in 1958 and was its editor for 25 years.
Before launching his own paper, he also worked in 'Sakal' and authored several books.