Veteran Congress leader and three-time Bihar Chief Minister Dr Jagannath Mishra died today after prolonged illness at a hospital in Delhi. He was 82. Dr Mishra became Chief Minister in 1975, 1980 and 1989. He was also Union Minister.
Bihar Governor Phagu Chouhan, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and several leaders expressed grief over the demise of Jagannath Mishra. The former CM will be cremated with state honours. The state government has declared a three-day state mourning in Bihar. (AIR NEWS)