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Banarsi Das Gupta dead

Bhiwani (Haryana): The former Haryana Chief Minister, Banarsi Das Gupta, died on Wednesday at a hospital in New Delhi where he was receiving treatment for the last several months.

Mr. Gupta, 90, is survived by a son and two daughters. He was given a state funeral in the evening. The State government declared a public holiday for the day and declared a three-day mourning. — PTI