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Kejriwal condoles Jaipal Reddy's demise


Press Trust of India New Delhi
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal condoled the demise of former Union minister S Jaipal Reddy on Sunday, saying he was a gentleman politician who never compromised on principles.
Reddy died at a hospital in Hyderabad early on Sunday. The 77-year-old held key portfolios in various governments. He was a four-time MLA, a Lok Sabha MP for five terms and a member of Rajya Sabha for two terms.
"Shocked to hear about the passing away of veteran leader and former union minister Sh. Jaipal Reddy ji. A gentleman politician who never compromised on principles will be missed by the country," Kejriwal tweeted.
Reddy was the information and broadcasting minister in the I K Gujral government. During the UPA-I government, he held portfolios like urban development and culture.

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First Published: Jul 28 2019 | 12:55 PM IST

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