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Mamata Banerjee condoles demise of Jaipal Reddy


Press Trust of India Kolkata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday condoled the demise of veteran Congress leader and former Union minister Jaipal Reddy.
Banerjee described him as an experienced parliamentarian and a good communicator.
"Saddened at the passing away of Jaipal Reddy. His abilities as an experienced Parliamentarian, a Union Minister and a good communicator will be remembered by many. Condolences to his family and admirers," Banerjee tweeted.
Reddy died at a hospital in Hyderabad in the early hours of Sunday.
The 77-year-old was recently diagnosed with pneumonia and was admitted to the hospital, where he died at 1.28 am.
He had held key portfolios in various governments. He was a four-term MLA, member of Lok Sabha for five terms and member of Rajya Sabha for two terms.
Reddy was the Information and Broadcasting Minister in the IK Gujral government.

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First Published: Jul 28 2019 | 12:30 PM IST

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