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Former MP CM Babulal Gaur no more

August 21, 2019 08:13 IST

Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Babulal Gaur passed away on Wednesday morning at a private hospital in Bhopal after prolonged illness.

Gaur, 89, passed away due to caridiac arrest, said Narmada Hospital Director, Dr Rajesh Sharma.

 

He was suffering from various old-age related ailments and was hospitalised for quite some time.

The veteran BJP leader served as Madhya Pradesh chief minister from 2004-2005 and represented his traditional Govindpura Vidhan Sabha seat 10 times.

Born on June 2, 1930 at Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh, Gaur emerged as a powerful and popular leader in Madhya Pradesh initially as a trade union leader and later as MLA.

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