Former MP Jambuwantrao Dhote passes away

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb. 18 (ANI): Former Member of Parliament from Nagpur Jambuwantrao Dhote passed away on Saturday morning following a cardiac arrest. His last rites will be performed on Sunday in Yavatmal, where he breathed his last. Popularly known as 'Lion of Vidarbha', Dhote was a staunch proponent of Vidarbha. He founded Vidharbha Janta Congress (VJC) Party in 2002. Elected to Maharashtra Assembly five times, Dhote was the son-in-law of veteran Congress leader late Ramrao Adik. (ANI)