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Trinamool MP Kapil Krishna Thakur dead


Kolkata, Oct 13 :

Trinamool Congress MP Kapil Krishna Thakur Monday passed away at a city nursing home.

He was 73.

Kapil Krishna Thakur
Kapil Krishna Thakur

Thakur, who represented Bangaon Lok Sabha constituency in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district, had been suffering from a lung infection.

Party supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid her last respect to Thakur describing his demise as a great loss to the Matua sect of Hindus.

The elder son of Binapani Debi Thakurani (Baroma), the leader of Matua community, Thakur was also a member of the Standing Committee on Labour.

His last rites will be performed Wednesday.