Former Maharashtra minister Tukaram Dighole died here following a brief illness early on Saturday, family sources said.
He was 77.
Dighole breathed his last at a private hospital in the wee hours, they said.
He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.
Dighole represented Sinnar Assembly constituency in Nashik between 1985 and 1999.
He was Minister of State for Power and Rural Development in the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance government in the state from 1995-1999. He was a Shiv Sena MLA at that time.
He was former director of Nashik District Central Co- operative (NDCC) Bank and former chairman of Nashik Co- operative Sugar Factory here.
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