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Ex-UP minister Shivbalak Pasi died of prolonged illness

Former Uttar Pradesh minister and Congress leader Shivbalak Pasi died on Sunday following a prolonged illness. He was 81.

Pasi’s family members said the former Minister had been suffering from a liver ailment for long.

He also had pneumonia when the end came on Saturday, they added.

A resident of Deeh block of Rae Bareli district, Pasi’s condition deteriorated on Thursday and family members rushed him to Lucknow where he failed to get a hospital bed, following which he was taken to Amethi where was admitted to a hospital.

He died on Saturday. Pasi was a five-time MLA from the Salon assembly constituency of Rae Bareli district.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the demise of the veteran Congress leader.


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