Patna/Araria, Jan 13 (PTI) Latika Renu, wife of eminentHindi writer late Fanishwarnath Renu, died after protractedillness at Renu Tola of Aurahi Hinga in Araria district thismorning, family sources said.
She was 85.
Her son Padma Parag Rai Renu is ruling BJP MLA.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed shock and grief ather death.
Recalling his association with Renu family, Kumar said shehad immense contribution in her husband attaining a highstature in the field of literature.
"I pray that god will give enough strength to her familymembers to tide over the grief," he said.