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    Railway Minister Piyush Goyal's mother, senior BJP leader, dies in Mumbai

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    Chandrakanta Goyal was a corporator in Mumbai for one term after the Emergency. Later, she represented the BJP from the Matunga Assembly constituency in Mumbai for three terms.

    Chandrakanta Goyal and Vedprakash Goyal.
    MUMBAI: Senior BJP leader Chandrakanta Goyal, mother of Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, died at her residence here due to old age. She died late on Friday night.

    Piyush Goyal shared the news of her death on Twitter.

    In a tweet, he said his mother dedicated her entire life towards the service of people and inspired others to do the same.

    BJP leader and former Maharashtra minister Vinod Tawde said that she was cremated on Saturday morning.

    Chandrakanta Goyal was a corporator in Mumbai for one term after the Emergency. Later, she represented the BJP from the Matunga Assembly constituency in Mumbai for three terms.

    Her husband, late Ved Prakash Goyal, was a BJP national treasurer for a long time. He was Shipping Minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.
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    4 Comments on this Story

    Mukund Puranik40 days ago
    OM SHANTI! OM SHANTI! OM SHANTI!
    Ram40 days ago
    May her soul rest in peace. Hearty condolences to Mr.Piyush Goel.
    Rajesh Dharia40 days ago
    R I P
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