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Himachal minister Karan Singh dies at 59

New Delhi/Shimla, May 12 : Himachal Pradesh cabinet minister Karan Singh, passes away following a prolonged illness at AIIMS on Friday. He was 59-years-old and is survived by his wife and son.

Karan Singh, a three-time legislator and Minister for Ayurveda and Cooperation in the Virbhadra Singh cabinet, is likely to be cremated at his native place in Kullu on Friday.

He was suffering from liver and throat ailments and had been undergoing treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

A member of the Kullu royal family, Karan Singh is the younger brother of BJP legislator Maheshwar Singh.

He was inducted into the cabinet in August 2015.

(IANS)

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