UP RLD chief Munna Singh Chauhan passes away

Lucknow: UP Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief and former minister Munna Singh Chauhan died here this morning following dengue infection. He was 61. Party sources here said that he was first admitted to Civil Hospital in Lucknow three days back and later shifted to a private nursing home. The former minister was rushed to SGPGI last night when his health deteriorated. He is survived by wife and a son. A native of Maholi village in Ronahi area of Faizabad district, Chauhan was twice the member of the state legislative council and was minister during the previous Mulayam Singh Yadav government . The cremation would be held at his native village this afternoon . The body was on the way to Faizabad after being kept for some time at the state RLD office here . Meanwhile, UP Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam Singh Yadav have condoled the death of RLD chief. RLD president Ajit Singh and party general secretary Jayant Choudhury, have expressed their grief over the sudden demise of Chauhan.

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