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April 21, 2024
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Jharkhand Education Minister Jagarnath Mahato passed away in Chennai, Bihar Dy CM Tejashwi Yadav paid tribute

RANCHI/PATNA: The state of Jharkhand is in mourning as the news of the passing of Education Minister Jagarnath Mahato spreads. He passed away on Thursday morning while undergoing treatment in a hospital in Chennai. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren shared the news on his official Twitter handle, paying tribute to the late leader’s hardworking and combative personality.

Soren said, ‘Our Tiger Jagarnath da is no more! Today Jharkhand has lost one of its great agitators, combative, hardworking and popular leader. Respected Jagarnath Mahato ji passed away during treatment in Chennai. May God grant peace to the departed soul and give strength to the bereaved family to bear this difficult hour of grief.

The Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, Tejashwi Yadav, also tweeted his condolences, paying tribute to the late leader’s skills as an agitator, social worker, and politician. Mahato was a popular leader in Jharkhand and had played a significant role in the state’s politics. His passing has left a void in the state’s political landscape, and he will be deeply missed.

Mahato had been unwell for the past few months, and his health took a turn for the worse during the budget session of the assembly on March 14. He was immediately admitted to Paras Hospital in Ranchi, but on the advice of CM Soren, he was airlifted to Chennai for further treatment. Despite the best efforts of the doctors, Mahato passed away on Thursday.

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