He was 84.
Deshmukh 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 dialysis for the last couple of years, a source in his family said.
His last rites will be performed at Shirala Tuesday.
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