Shantaram Naik

Shantaram Naik

Question: Shantaram Naik has passed away recently. He was
(a) Former Rajya Sabha member
(b) Former Lok Sabha member
(c) (a) and (b) both
(d) Former Rajya Sabha Deputy Vice President
Answer: (c) 
Related Facts: 

  • On 9th June, in 2018, ex-Goa Congress chief and former Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha member Shantaram Naik passed away. He was 72 years old.
  • He was elected from North Goa in the 8th Lok Sabha in 1984.
  • They also demanded full state status for Goa which was completed in 1987.
  • He was elected for the Rajya Sabha (represented Goa) two times from 2005 to 2011 and from 2011 to 2017.

Reference:                            
https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/former-goa-congress-chief-shantaram-naik-dies-a-72-1864790
https://www.jansatta.com/national/senior-congress-leader-former-union-minister-lp-shahi-and-former-goa-congress-chief-and-rajya-sabha-mp-shantaram-naik-passed-away/681770/

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