Former Bihar CM Ram Sundar Das passes away

Former Bihar Chief Minister (CM) Ram Sundar Das passed away on 6 March 2015 in Patna. He was 95.

Das was a leader of the Janata Dal (United) political party and had led the JDU government as the Chief Minister of Bihar from 21 April 1979 to 17 February 1980.

He was elected from Hajipur constituency in Bihar to the 10th Lok Sabha in 1991 and was re-elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from the same constituency in 2009.

However in 2014 Lok Sabha, he was defeated by present Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan after he contested from Hajipur constituency.

Das is survived by one daughter and two sons . His wife passed away earlier.

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