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Ghani Khan Chowdhury is dead

April 14, 2006 13:10 IST

Veteran Congress leader and former Union minister A B A Ghani Khan Chowdhury died at a city nursing home today of multi-organ failure following acute pancreatitis. He was 79.

Chowdhury, who was on ventilatory support since April 3, had been critically ill with acute gall stone pancreatitis and renal complications. He was admitted to a Kolkata hospital after being flown in from his home district of Malda in North Bengal with acute abdominal pain.

Senior Congress leaders and party workers rushed to the nursing home after learning of Chowdhury's demise.



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Sub: DEAR YOU WILL STAY ALWAYS IN OUR HEART

bengal never forget you dear.


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Sub: Now Rediff Readers (probably Citizen Reporters) dont say why is he dead.

A few days ago when Mr. Khan fell ill, there was a comment from Rediff Readers (probably Citizen Reporters) as to why he fell ill ...


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