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Former Union minister Satya Prakash Malviya passes away

Press Trust of India  |  Allahabad (UP) 

petroleum Prakash Malaviya died at a private hospital in early Sunday.

He was 84.

Malaviya was suffering from He died at

1 am on Sunday, his (PRO) V K told PTI.

He is survived by a daughter. His wife had passed away four years ago.

Born at Malviyanagar in the city of Allahabad, the was jailed for 18 months during Emergency.

Malaviya has served as the petroleum in the cabinet headed by former

He also served as environment minister in the cabinet. He began his political career as a member of Praja He later joined the

said Malaviya's last rites will be performed at at 11 am on Monday.

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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 11:10 IST