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UP legislature condoles death of Union minister Anil Dave

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

legislature today condoled the demise of Union Environment Minister Anil Dave, who passed away in following cardiac arrest.

Members in the as well as the Legislative Council stood in silence as a mark of respect to the departed soul.

As soon as the Assembly for the day, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Khanna informed the House about Dave's sudden demise.

After brief condolences messages by Chief Minister and Leader of the Opposition Ram Govind Chowdhury, among others, a two-minute silence was observed in the House.

In the Upper House, Dave's demise was announced by Chairman Ramesh Yadav after the

After obituary references, the House observed silence before it took up other items listed in the day's agenda.

60-year-old Dave, who was a two-time member from Madhya Pradesh, complained of uneasiness at his home in the national capital this morning and was rushed to AIIMS where he passed away.

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 14:22 IST