Rajkot: Veteran RSS leader and leading educationalist of Saurashta region Pravin Maniar passed away at a private hospital late Sunday night.
Maniar (82), is survived by wife, son and a daughter. He was admitted in a private hospital since last three days and took his last breath there, sources said.
Born on September 1, 1935, Maniar held various key posts in Gujarat RSS, the organisation for which he dedicated over six decades of his life.
He was also involved in various educational institutes including VVP Engineering college and Sarashwati Shishu Mandir.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, and Karnataka Governor and former Rajkot MLA, Rajubhai Vala, met his family members and offered condolences.