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Former Rajya Sabha MP, senior journalist Chandan Mitra no more

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New Delhi: Former Rajya Sabha MP and senior journalist Chandan Mitra passed away on Wednesday. He was 66.

According to Chandan Mitra’s son Kushan Mitra his father was suffering for a while.

Chandan Mitra who was the editor of Pioneer, had served as Rajya Sabha MP from for two terms from 2003 to 2009 and 2010 to 2016.

While in 2003 he had been nominated to upper house of the parliament, he was elected on BJP ticket from Madhya Pradesh in 2010.

In 2018, he joined All India Trinamool Congress.

He is survived by his wife and two sons.

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