Chhattisgarh city’s mayor dead

August 12th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS  

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Raipur, Aug 12 (IANS) Ashok Pingley, mayor of Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur Municipal Corporation, died Tuesday after he suffered a heart attack, his family said. He suffered the heart attack Monday night and was rushed to Apollo Hospital in Bilaspur town. He died Tuesday.

Pingley, 61, was a leader of state’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.

Chief Minister Raman Singh and several senior BJP leaders have condoled the death.

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