Senior BJP Leader Ram Kapse Passes Away

Senior BJP leader Ram Kapse passed away today after a prolonged illness at the age of 82.

Published: 29th September 2015 07:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th September 2015 07:42 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

MUMBAI: Senior BJP leader Ram Kapse passed away today after a prolonged illness at the age of 82.

Kapse, who was ailing for last eight years, breathed his last at his Kalyan residence in adjoining Thane district at around 4 am, Maharashtra BJP chief spokesperson Madhav Bhandari told PTI.

His last rites will be performed in Kalyan today.

Kapse, born on December 1, 1933, was a former Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

He was a prominent leader of BJP in Maharashtra and represented Thane in the 9th and 10th Lok Sabha.

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