Former home minister dies in SrinagarApril 17th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) Former minister of state for home in the central government Muhammad Maqbool Dar died after a brief illness here early Thursday. He was 65. Dar, who was the minister of state in-charge home affairs in the Deve Gowda led government at the centre in 1996, was admitted to the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences here a few days back.
Dar was operated upon by a team of doctors for a neurological ailment but later suffered renal failure.
He won the Anantnag parliamentary seat on a Janata Dal ticket in 1996.
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