Pune/UNI: Senior BJP leader Chandrakanta Goyal, mother of Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, passed away at her residence in Mumbai last night. She was 88.
In a tweet, Piyush Goyal said his mother dedicated her entire life towards the service of people and inspired others to do the same.
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Chandrakanta Goyal was a corporator in Mumbai for one term after the Emergency. Later, she represented the BJP from the Matunga Assembly constituency in Mumbai for three terms.
Her husband, late Ved Prakash Goyal, was a BJP national treasurer for a long time. He was Shipping Minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.
She was cremated this morning.