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Jairam Ramesh condoles death of Union Minister Anil Dave

Press Trust of India  |  Kochi 

Former Union Minister and Senior leader today condoled the demise of Union Minister for Environment, Anil Dave.

Describing the leader as a "very nice man," Ramesh in his condolence message remembered the support Dave had extended to him during his stint as Environment Minister in the previous Congress-led

"He supported whatever I did when I was minister," Ramesh said.

The MP said Dave, who was an "ideal chairman of the select committees," had special interest in river conservation.

"He listened to everybody... (He) did not give offence to his political opponents," Ramesh said.

Sixty-year-old Dave complained of uneasiness at his home this morning and was rushed to AIIMS where he passed away, according to official sources.

He was a member of the since 2009.

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 11:42 IST