Bihar: RJD leader Mohd Taslimuddin who died on Sunday, laid to rest with full state honours

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Veteran RJD leader and MP from Araria, Mohammad Taslimuddin, was laid to rest with full state honour in his village here today.

Taslimuddin (74) died at a hospital in Chennai on Sunday.

Rural Development minister Shrawan Kumar was present at the burial on behalf of the state government at Sisauna village in Jokihatt block of Araria district.

Senior RJD leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui and former BJP MP Syed Shahnawaz Hussain also attended the burial.

RJD president Lalu Prasad had paid a visit at the village home of the deceased MP in Araria yesterday.

Taslimuddin is survived by his wife, three sons and two daughters. One of his son Sarfaraz Alam is a JD(U) MLA.

The RJD MP had gone to Chennai in connection with a parliamentary committee meeting. On August 24, he was admitted to the hospital after he complained of breathing problem, Alam said.

Taslimuddin, who was a prominent Muslim leader hailing from Seemanchal area in Bihar, was an eight-time MLA and a five-time MP. He had also served as the Union Minister of State for Home.

He began his political career as a sarpanch and was elected to Bihar Assembly for the first time in 1969.

Expressing grief over his death on Sunday, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had announced that his last rites would be performed with full state honour.
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