Shimla, Feb 12 : Seven-time Himachal Pradesh Congress legislator Sujan Singh Pathania died on Friday after a prolonged illness at his native place in Fatehpur tehsil of Kangra district, his family said.
Pathania, 78, a former Congress minister and the sitting legislator from Fatehpur, is survived by his wife and a son. He was a minister in the previous Congress-led government led by Virbhadra Singh.
His family said he was suffering from age-related ailments. The cremation will take place on Saturday.
Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatreya and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur have expressed grief over his demise.