Veteran Congress leader LP Shahi dead, Rahul condoles

LP Shahi

New Delhi, June 9:  Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister LP Shahi on Saturday passed away at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi condoled Shahi’s sudden demise and said his loss will be felt by all party leaders.

Shahi was admitted to AIIMS on Thursday.

“The loss of L.P. Shahi, freedom fighter, former Union Minister and CWC (Congress Working Committee) member will be felt by all of us in the Congress Party.

“My thoughts and prayers are with his family in their time of grief. May his soul rest in peace,” Gandhi said in a tweet.

Shahi was first elected to the Bihar Legislative Assembly in 1980 defeating Jai Narain Prasad Nishad of the Janata Party and in 1984 he became an MP from Muzaffarpur.


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