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J-K Assembly condoles death of Sonam Dawa Lonpo


Press Trust of India Jammu
The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today condoled the death of Sonam Dawa Lonpo, Chief Executive Councillor (CEC), Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, and observed a minute's silence as a mark of respect for the departed soul.

Lonpo, a senior BJP leader and the party's first CEC in the council, died of cardiac arrest last evening and is survived by his wife, daughter and son-in-law.

He was unanimously elected to the post on November 3, 2015.

Speaker Kavinder Gupta expressed his condolence on behalf of the House to Lonpo's family.

The House also observed a minute's silence in honour of Mahatma Gandhi on his 70th death anniversary.

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First Published: Jan 30 2018 | 8:55 PM IST

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