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Senior Cong leader Lajja Ram passes away

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

Senior leader and four-time MLA, Chaudhary, died at his native place in Doon this morning following a massive cardiac arrest.

He was 82.

The cremation will be held in Doon at 11.00 AM tomorrow, his family memebrs said.

was elected to Himachal Assembly from Doon in 1990 as a candidate and later joined the and retained the seat in 1993, 1998 and 2003.

His son Ram Kumar is a sitting from Solan district's Doon constituency.

Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister have expressed grief over his demise.

The CM, in his condolence message, said that Chaudhary was a popular mass leader of the area and his contributions for the development of Doon area were immense.

Industries, Information and Public Relations Minister of the State Agnihotri has also expressed grief over the demise of Lajja Ram.

First Published: Sun, November 22 2015. 17:28 IST