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Cong leader L P Shahi dies, Rahul tweets condolence

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Senior and former Union L P died early today at the Institute of Medical Sciences in New He was 98.

Shahi, who hailed from Bihar, was a freedom fighter and a former member. He was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in 1980 and became an from Muzaffarpur in in 1984.

expressed grief over the death of and conveyed his condolence to the bereaved family.

"The loss of Shri L P Shahi, freedom fighter, former Union and Member will be felt by all of us in the Party. My thoughts and prayers are with his family in their time of grief. May his soul rest in peace," he tweeted.

He also condoled the death of another Congress leader, Shantaram Naik, from in at the age of 72.

"I'm sorry to hear about the passing away of Shri Shantaram Naik, former Congress Chief, and senior Congress leader, who played an important role in the battle for Goa's statehood. My condolences to his family in their time of grief. May his soul rest in peace," he said on

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 13:25 IST
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