Panaji , February 18 : Former union minister and Congress leader Captain Satish Sharma passed away in Goa on Wednesday. He was 73.
Sharma was Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas from 1993 to 1996. Born on October 11, 1947 in Andhra Pradesh's Secunderabad, Sharma had pursued Airlines Transport Pilots Rating Course and was educated at Kansas city, the USA. He had represented Rae Bareli constituency, according to the Lok Sabha.
He first became a member of Rajya Sabha in June 1986 and was later elected to the Lok Sabha from Amethi in 1991.