Mumbai, Jun 25 (UNI) Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh today condoled the demise of Indian Union Muslim League president Gulam Mehmood Banatwala, a former Member of Lok Sabha.
In his condolence message, Mr Deshmukh described Banatwala, who was also a member of state Legislative Assembly during 1967 to 1977, as a great politician.
Banatwala passed away in a private hospital here today following a massive heart attack.
According to the family sources, the funeral would take place here tomorrow morning.
Minister of State for External Affairs E Ahmed is expected to attend the funeral, sources said.
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