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Congress veteran Shivajirao Deshmukh dead

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Veteran and former chairman of the Legislative Council died Monday in hospital here due to

He was 84.

had been facing several health issues since the last few months, following which he was admitted in Bombay Hospital for treatment, where he breathed his last this evening, the hospital authorities said.

He was on for the last couple of years, a source in his family said.

Deshmukh, who had served as in the in 1976-85, hailed from tehsil in Sangli district of western

His last rites will be performed at Tuesday.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 21:00 IST