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Veteran BJP leader Hari Kumar Audichya passes away

Press Trust of India  |  Kota (Raj) 

Veteran leader and former state education minister Hari Kumar Audichya has passed away at his residence in Tipta area here.

Audichya (84), was suffering from for a long time.

The former minister in Bhairon Singh Shekhawat-led government in 1980 passed away last evening, family sources said.

He was cremated at Kishorpura cremation ground today.

Audichya's nephew offered 'the Mukhagani' to the late leader, a bachelor.

Born on August 14, 1930, Audichya joined Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in 1946 and devoted his later life in establishing Jansangh and in Hadoti region, in south-eastern region of the state.

Audichya had served at several key political positions in the party as well as in the government.

First Published: Wed, September 17 2014. 17:10 IST
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