MH-DEVKATE-DEAD - Congress leader and ex-minister Anandrao Devkate dead
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
Mumbai, Oct 12 (PTI) Senior Congress leader and former Maharasthra minister Anandrao Devkate died Friday at his native place in Solapur district after a brief illness, the party said here.
He was 86.
Devkate was Minister of State for Dairy Development from 1999 to 2003 in the Congress-NCP government led by VilasraoDeshmukh.
He vacated his South Solapur assembly seat for Congress leader SushilkumarShinde when the latter replaced Deshmukh as chief minister in 2003.
State Congress chief ...