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Former Union minister S B Chavan passes away

February 26, 2004 16:45 IST
Last Updated: February 26, 2004 17:12 IST

Former Union home minister and veteran Congress leader S B Chavan died in Mumbai on Thursday after a prolonged illness.

S B ChavanChavan, 83, underwent a surgery at a city hospital for removal of a blood clot on February 20. He was on life support system for the past few days, hospital sources said.

The end came at 1555 IST, the sources said.

Chavan's body will be taken to his Sagar residence at Narayan Dabholkar Road in south Mumbai to enable people to pay their last respects to the departed soul.

Later, the body will be flown to Nanded by a defence aircraft and the cremation will take place on Friday, family sources said.

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Number of User Comments: 2

Sub: He was an exceptionally good administrator.

May his soul rest in peace.

Posted by chanakya

Sub: Homage to S.B.Chavan

Though not entirely unexpected because of his failing health, news of death of Shankarrao Chavan has put us in grief.We have lost an able administrator ...

Posted by Girish Khare



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