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Senior Congress MLA Satyadev Katare passes away

Updated: Oct 20, 2016 16:58 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct. 20 (ANI): Senior Congress MLA and leader of opposition in the Madhya Pradesh state assembly, Satyadev Katare, 61, passed away today at a private hospital here.

Katare was suffering from a prolonged illness.

Katare, an MLA of the Indian National Congress, started his political life from a remote village called Manepura near Bhind, Madhya Pradesh.

He was the Leader of Opposition in State Assembly and was also a General Secretary of the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee and in charge of Bhopal parliamentary seat as well as MPCC (I) Trust.

He was awarded with the title of "Best Youth Coordinator" for his dedication and work in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar.

He was appointed as General Secretary of Madhya Pradesh Youth Congress in 1985 and discharged that duty till 1990. In 1995, he was awarded with the title of "Best Minister". (ANI)