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Maharashtra Assembly pays tribute to Patangrao Kadam

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The Legislative Assembly today paid rich tributesto senior and sitting MLA Patangrao Kadam, who died on March 9.

The condolence motion wasmoved by seconded by of Opposition Radhkrishna Vikhe Patil.

All legislators, who spoke on the occasion, recalled Kadam's risefrom humble backgroundand his contributions in the education and co-operation sector.

said Kadam was a leader who formulated "realistic" programmes and policies and went all out to implement them vigorously.

"He was a fierce political rival but this never affected his personal equations with people cutting across party lines," Pawar said.

He said Kadam was a strong loyalist and always maintained calm even when his bid for the Chief Minister's postnever materialised.

Former and senior leader recalled Kadam's work as for relief and rehabilitation when the state was reeling under drought during 2012-14.

"As he was instrumental in regularising 8,000 forest guards into government service," he said.

74-year-old Kadam, a former Minister, died at a after on March 9.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 15:55 IST