Mumbai, June 6: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal's mother passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra, on Saturday, June 6. She died at the age of 88. Chandrakanta Goyal was a three-term, Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Matunga in Mumbai. This news was shared by the Railway Minister himself through a tweet.

The goyal family has been associated with Jan Sanga and BJP. Her Husband Ved Prakash Goyal, was also a BJP leader and Shipping Minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.

Piyush Goyal Tweet:

"My revered mother, who always showed me the way with her affection and love, died in heaven this morning. She served the cause of people and also taught us to do so," Goyal said.

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