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Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi dies at 74

Ajit Jogi, first chief minister of Chhattisgarh, dies at 74 in Raipur


Ajit Jogi, who served as the first chief minister of Chhattisgarh after the formation of the state, died at 74 on Friday. Jogi had been undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Raipur.  Ever since suffering a cardiac arrest at his home in Chhattisgarh on May 9. The sad news of his demise was shared by his son Amit Jogi.

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Amit Jogi took to Twitter at 3:35 pm and in a post said, “Not only me but Chhattisgarh has lost his father. His funeral will take place tomorrow in his native land Gorela.”

In the pictures shared Amit Jogi is seen clutching his father’s feet and the head resting on the toes.

According to a statement by the hospital, the death took place at 3:30 pm. Jogi’s condition deteriorated around 1:30 this afternoon as he again suffered a cardiac arrest. After a two-hour effort, the doctors could not revive him.

PM Narendra Modi condoled his death,

Vice-President Venakaiah Naidu also expressed his sadness,

He is survived by his wife Renu Jogi, MLA from Kota, and son Amit Jogi.

May His Soul Rest In Peace.

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