Patna. Vijay Shankar Mishra, a senior leader of Bihar Congress and a two-time member of the Legislative Council, died in Patna on Saturday after prolonged illness. He breathed his last at his house located in Noorpar area. He was 76 years old. He has a daughter and a son in his family.
The elder son of Vijay Shankar Mishra told that due to Corona virus, the body of his father could not be taken to the assembly and Sadaqat Ashram Congress office. His last journey will be taken out from his residence at 10 am on Sunday. Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, Bihar Pradesh Congress President Madan Mohan Jha and many other leaders condoled the death of senior Congress leader and former MLC Vijay Shankar Mishra by talking to his son over the phone.
Vijay Shankar Mishra was the vice-president of BPCC during the Congress government in Bihar in the 1980s.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has condoled his death. In his condolence message, the Chief Minister described Vijay Shankar Mishra as an able politician and social worker and said that his death was an irreparable loss. Nitish Kumar, who knew Vijay Shankar Mishra for many decades, prayed to God to give strength to the bereaved family to bear the loss. (input from language)