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Former fire services minister Pratim Chatterjee passes away

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Former Pratim , who held the Fire Services portfolio for 15 years till 2011, passed away today, family sources said.

Chatterjee, of constituent Marxist Forward Bloc, was suffering from breathing trouble and had undergone treatment at a private hospital in for a month and was released from there on March 14, his son in-law said.

"He complained of uneasiness this morning and was admitted to the same facility, where he died of a cardiac arrest at 10.15 am," Ghosh said.

The former minister, a widower, is survived by a daughter,

Chatterjee, who represented Assembly constituency, was the state Fire Services during the regime from 1996 to 2011.

Chief said she was saddened at the passing away of

"Condolences to his family and well wishers," Banerjee said in a tweet.

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First Published: Sun, March 18 2018. 17:25 IST