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Veteran Congress leader R K Dhawan passes away

Rajinder Kumar Dhawan was a Rajya Sabha member and a private secretary to Indira Gandhi for a long time.

Reported by: PTI, New Delhi [ Updated: August 06, 2018 22:04 IST ]
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R K Dhawan

Former Union minister and Indira Gandhi's close confidant R K Dhawan died here this evening at a local hospital. He was 81. He breathed his last at the B L Kapur hospital around 7 pm, sources close to the family said.

Dhawan was admitted to the hospital last Tuesday for age-related ailments.

"Our homage to veteran Congress leader, Sh. R.K.Dhawan, who breathed his last today. His tireless spirit, immeasurable commitment & untiring dedication to the Congress ideals will always be remembered. RIP," Congress' communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala tweeted.

Rajinder Kumar Dhawan was a Rajya Sabha member and a private secretary to Indira Gandhi for a long time. 

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