Former Odisha governor and Senior Advocate Murlidhar C Bhandare no more

Bhandare practiced as a Senior Advocate before the Supreme Court and was also the SCBA President for two terms.
Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare
Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare

Former Odisha governor and Senior Advocate Murlidhar C Bhandare passed away on June 15, Saturday at the age of 95 years.

Bhandare was born on December 10, 1928. He practiced as a Senior Advocate before the Supreme Court and was also the President of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) for two terms.

Between 1980 and 1994, he served three terms as a Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP). In August 2007, he was appointed as Governor of Odisha, a role he continued till March 2013

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His cremation ceremony will take place at Lodhi Road Crematorium at 5 PM on Sunday, June 16.

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