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Former agri minister Gill passes away

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Chandigarh, November 17

Former state Agriculture Minister and senior Congress leader Mohinder Singh Gill passed away after a brief illness today. He was 85.

Gill served as the Member of Parliament from 1971 to 1977 and Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief from 1976 to 1979. He was also elected as an MLA from Ferozepur Cantt in 1967. CM Capt Amarinder Singh described Gill as a gentleman politician, who worked relentlessly to strengthen the party as the PPCC chief.

The state government has declared a holiday in its offices, boards, corporations and educational institutions for the day. — TNS

from The Tribune

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