It's a sad day for the nation as ex-chief Minister of Maharashtra, current Union science and technology minister, father of actor Riteish Deshmukh and father-in-law of Genelia D'souza- Vilasrao Deshmukh passed away today.
The 67-year old minister was hospitalized for more than a month. The death has been due to organ failure.
He is survived by his wife Vaishali, and his sons Amit and Riteish.
Vilasrao was affiliated to the Indian National Congress.