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K'taka announces three-day state mourning over Mahadeva Prasad's demise

Updated: Jan 03, 2017 11:40 IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jan. 3 (ANI): The Karnataka Government on Tuesday announced a one-day leave and a three-day state mourning following the demise of Minister for Cooperation H. S. Mahadeva Prasad.

Prasad passed away today after suffering a heart attack.

He was 58-year old.

An active Congressman and five-term member of Karnataka Legislative Assembly representing Gundlupet assembly constituency, Prasad was also the In-Charge Minister of Chamarajanagar District.

Being a former Janata Dal leader, Prasad hitherto held the portfolios of Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Kannada and Culture in Government of Karnataka. (ANI)