Mumbai, Sept 29: Senior BJP leader Ram Kapse passed away on Tuesday, Sept 29 after a prolonged illness.
He was 82. Kapse, who was ailing for last eight years, breathed his last at his Kalyan residence in adjoining Thane district at around 4 am, Maharashtra BJP chief spokesperson Madhav Bhandari said.
His last rites will be performed in Kalyan today. Kapse, born on December 1, 1933, was a former Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
He was a prominent leader of BJP in Maharashtra and represented Thane in the 9th and 10th Lok Sabha.