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Mamata Banerjee condoles Jagannath Mishra's death

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed grief over the death of her former Bihar counterpart Jagannath Mishra.

She extended her condolences to Mishra's family and his admirers.

"Saddened at the passing away of former Chief Minister of Bihar, Jagannath Mishra ji. Condolences to his family and his admirers," Banerjee tweeted.

The 82-year-old leader, who had been suffering from cancer and was undergoing treatment at the national capital, died in New Delhi on Monday morning.

Following his death, Bihar government declared a three-day state mourning.

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First Published: Mon, August 19 2019. 14:00 IST