Congress leader & ex-Maha minister Shankarrao Rakh dies

Sun Online Desk

27th July, 2019 04:01:14 printer

Congress leader & ex-Maha minister Shankarrao Rakh dies

 

Senior Congress leader and former Maharashtra minister Dr Shankarrao Rakh died of a cardiac arrest at a hospital here, his family sources said on Saturday.

He was 86.

Rakh breathed his last on Friday night, they said.

His last rites will be performed in Jalna on Saturday.

Rakh was Prohibition Minister in the Vasantdada Patil-led cabinet between 1975 and 1978.

Rakh established a number of educational institutes and was associated with various social organisations, his family sources said.

His son, Dr Sanjay Rakh, is the managing director of Deepak Hospital in Jalna, reports PTI.


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