Ex-Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra passes away
Monday - August 19, 2019 12:58 pm , Category : INDIA
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra died on Monday following cardiac arrest, his family said. He was 82.Nitish Mishra, son of the three-time Chief Minister, told IANS: "He passed away around 9.45 a.m. following cardiac arrest."He said his father had been ill for some time.Mishra had been suffering from cancer and other ailments and was receiving treatment at a Delhi hospital.Once a powerful figure for the Congress in Bihar politics, Mishra first became Chief Minister in 1975 and then returned to office in 1980 and 1989.