Former Delhi Congress chief Ram Babu Sharma dead

January 28th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Ram Babu Sharma, the Congress legislator from north east Delhi’s Rohtas Nagar constituency and a former Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) chief, died early Wednesday at the Apollo Hospital here following a heart attack, officials said. He was 53.Sharma died at 1 a.m. after suffering a heart attack, said the present DPCC president J.P. Aggarwal.

“Ram Babu was suffering from cancer and was undergoing treatment at the Apollo hospital. However, he had a heart attack and passed away early this morning,” Aggarwal told IANS.

“His body will be brought to the DPCC office at 1 p.m. so that people can pay their tributes and then taken to the Nigambodh ghat for the last rites,” he said.

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