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Shamsher Surjewala, Father Of Congress Leader Randeep Surjewala, Passes Away

Shamsher Surjewala Was Also The Former President Of The Haryana Congress And A Former Minister.

PTI | Updated on: 20 Jan 2020, 01:12:50 PM
Shamsher Surjewala was a five-time MLA and one-time Rajya Sabha MP.

Shamsher Surjewala was a five-time MLA and one-time Rajya Sabha MP. (Photo Credit: Twitter)

New Delhi:

Veteran Congress leader Shamsher Singh Surjewala passed away on Monday following prolonged illness. He was 87. Surjewala, father of party leader Randeep Surjewala, breathed his last at the AIIMS hospital in Delhi, party sources said.

Shamsher Surjewala remained a five-time MLA and one-time Rajya Sabha MP. He was also the former president of the Haryana Congress and a former minister.

He was a president of the Haryana Krishak Samaj and fought for the rights of farmers. The cremation will take place at Narwana in Haryana in the afternoon.

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First Published : 20 Jan 2020, 01:12:50 PM

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