Union Minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died on Today in Chennai.He had been suffering from a liver disorder.He was flown by air ambulance from Mumbai to Chennai’s Global Hospital last week for a liver transplant, but then went through multiple-organ failure. He was 67.
Mr Deshmukh is survived by his wife is Vaishali, and three sons, Amit Deshmukh who is a MLA of Latur city, Ritesh, who is a popular Bollywood actor and Dheeraj.
Recently Bollywood actor Ritesh Deshmukh married tollywood actress Genelia.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee condoled Deshmukh’s death. UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi said it was a great loss to the party.