On Monday, former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra took his last breath after a prolonged illness in New Delhi.
The 82-year-old Jagannath Mishra was a professor and became the Chief Minister of Bihar for three times and belongs to Congress. Mr. Mishra has served as a Union Minister and also was a member of the Bhartiya Jan Congress (Rashtriya).
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has condoled his death and declared a three-day state mourning after the news of Mr. Mishra passed away.
CM Kumar said in a statement that “Jagannath Mishra was a famous leader and educationist. He made an invaluable contribution to the politics of Bihar and India. His death is an irreparable loss in the field of politics, society, and education.”
Jagannath Mishra will be cremated with full state honors.