BJP leader Ram Kapse passes away at age of 82


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 said.

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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