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Lok Sabha mourns death of sitting MP Sanwar Lal Jat

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today paid glowing tributes to former Union minister and MP from Sanwar Lal Jat who passed away here this morning.

Jat breathed his last at the AIIMS where he was undergoing treatment following a cardiac arrest.

"We deeply mourn the loss of our colleague," Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said while making a brief note about Jat's political career.

The members stood in silence for a minute as a mark of respect to the departed soul. The House was then adjourned for the day.

Jat had served as Minister of State for Water Resources in the from November 2014 to July, 2016. He was also an for five terms in Rajasthan.

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 14:57 IST