Jaunpur, Nov 1: A nonagenarian freedom fighter and former MLA Pt Rajkishore Tiwari passed away here late last night.
He was 95.
Mr Tiwari was elected three times as an MLA from Madiyahun assembly seat at the ticket of Congress.
He died after a prolonged illness at his native house in Khairuddin colony.
The last rites of the veteran fighter were performed at Manikarnika ghat in Varanasi this morning.
Meanwhile, several political leaders have expressed grief on his demise.