Sujan Singh Pathania : Seven-time Himachal legislator dies at 78

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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.

IANS / AGENCY

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