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Ex-Delhi CM Khurana passes away at 83

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Former and senior BJP leader passed away on Saturday here at his residence here. He was 83.

(BJP) told IANS, "passed away today (Saturday) around 11 p.m. at his residence."

Khurana, who served as from 1993 to 1996. resigned amid controversy in relation to the hawala scandal.

He is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters. "He breathed his last at around 11 pm at Kirti Nagar residence here," his son Harish said.

He said that his father was suffering from a and from the last few days.

"He was feeling breathless since Saturday morning," Harish said

Born on October 15, 1936, Khurana also served as Parliamentary Affairs and in

He was appointed in January 2004. However, he resigned from the post and joined active in October 2004.

The four also served as the and was also former national of the party.

condoled the death and said: "The news of passing away of former Delhi is very saddening. was an ideal swayamsewak, a and he shall be always remembered as a strong pillar of the Jana Sangh and the BJP."

also condoled the passing away of Khurana.

"My heartfelt condolences to the BJP parivar and the family of our beloved former of Delhi and who passed away after prolonged illness," Vardhan tweeted.

also condoled the death said: "Saddened by the demise of Khuranaji. As an elder he was a guide with an ever supportive outlook and kind words to spare. My condolences to his loved ones."

Cremation will take place on October 28.

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First Published: Sun, October 28 2018. 01:44 IST
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