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Rajya Sabha mourns death of its former member Rajat Kumar Chakrabarti


Devdiscourse News Desk newdel India
Updated: 04-01-2019 14:20 IST
Rajya Sabha mourns death of its former member Rajat Kumar Chakrabarti

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Rajya Sabha on Friday mourned the death of its former member Rajat Kumar Chakrabarti. Chakrabarti, who represented West Bengal in Upper House from April 1972 to April 1978, passed away on January 3 at the age of 93. "In passing away of Dr Rajat Kumar Chakrabarti, the country has lost an able parliamentarian and a noted educationist," Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said reading out an obituary reference. Members rose from their seats as a mark of respect to the the departed.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : India

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