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Dave was passionate environmentalist: RSS chief Bhagwat

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Condoling the demise of Union minister Anil Madhav Dave, chief today said he was a passionate environmentalist and selfless personality.

Paying tributes to Dave, Bhagwat said they were good friends since Dave was a 'pracharak' of the office.


"His death is personal loss," Bhagwat said.

Dave died here today aged 60.

Dave was a passionate environmentalist who worked extensively in the field of environment. His commitment to the conservation of the Narmada is well known, the RSS' top functionary said.

The leader from also proved his administrative skills as Union Environment Minister.

Dave was a long-time member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), and was best known for crafting the strategy to unseat stalwart as chief minister in 2003.

The two-time member from complained of uneasiness at his home this morning and was rushed to AIIMS where he passed away.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 21:42 IST
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