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Adarsh scam: Main accused Kanhaiyalal Gidwani dies

November 27, 2012 10:47 IST

Former Congress legislator Kanhaiyalal Gidwani, who was chargesheeted in the Adarsh Society scam, died in Mumbai on Tuesday following a brief illness.

Gidwani, 64, was undergoing treatment at the Breach Candy Hospital, in south Mumbai and died due to a heart ailment, family sources said

He was the chief promoter of the controversial Adarsh Society in Colaba and had also worked as spokesperson of the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee.

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