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Former railway minister and Congress leader C K Jaffer Sharief dies at 85

He was admitted to a private hospital in Bengaluru

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

C K Jaffer Shareif
C K Jaffer Shareif | Photo: @Twitter

railway C K Sharief passed away this morning at a hospital in Bengaluru, Pradesh Congress Committee said.

Sharief was 85.

He was admitted to a private hospital in Bengaluru a few days ago after he collapsed while getting into his car for Friday namaz.

"One of @INCIndia's senior-most leaders, many and one of India's most successful Railway minister, Karnataka's very own son Sri CK Shareef has passed away. A leader who had a great connect across all communities. a truly secular leader. My condolences," said in a tweet.

First Published: Sun, November 25 2018. 13:45 IST
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