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Senior MP Congress leader Rajendra Singh dies of heart attack

Press Trust of India  |  Gwalior 

Senior and former minister, Rajendra Singh, died late yesterday night in following a heart attack, family members said.

He was 86 and is survived by his wife, son and daughter.

His son, Ashok Singh, of the Madhya Pradesh Committee, said that the veteran suffered a late last night and died before he could be rushed to hospital.

His last rites would be performed tomorrow in Gwalior, he informed.

served as a in the Madhya Pradesh government from 1975-1977 and was first elected as MLA in 1972, his son said.

Condolences poured in with and former chief minister, Digvijay Singh, describing him as a "close family friend".

The of Opposition in the Assembly, Ajay Singh, called a dedicated soldier of the Congress and said his death was an irreparable loss to the party in the state.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 15:25 IST
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