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Chhattisgarh Agriculture Minister suffers heart attack, admitted in PGI Lucknow

Raipur, Apr 27 (UNI) Chhattisgarh Agriculture Minister Ravindra Choubey suffered a heart attack during the campaign for Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh.
Initially, he was rushed to a private hospital but later in the evening he was admitted in PGI Lucknow for better treatment.
Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress General Secretary and Communication Department head Shailesh Nitin Trivedi said here in the evening today that condition of Agriculture Minister Choubey was currently stable. Choubey is conscious now with the effect of medicines and best wishes.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi phoned Ravindra Choubey's son Ashutosh Choubey to inquire about his health and wished for his early recovery.
Trivedi said that after addressing an election rally in Raebareli Choubey stayed in a hotel in Lucknow where he suffered heart attack in early Saturday morning. Choubey was initially rushed to Sahara Hospital. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel reached the hospital in the morning to inquire about his well-being.
Trivedi said that Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel was about to come to Raipur in the evening today after addressing a public rally in Ranchi, Jharkhand but his programme to come back to Raipur was cancelled in view of Choubey's deteriorating health condition. Instead of coming to Raipur Baghel left for Lucknow directly from Ranchi.
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Pawan Kajal should step down on moral grounds: BJP

24 May 2019 | 8:01 PM

Kangra, May 24 (UNI) BJP on Friday demanded Pawan Kumar Kajal of Congress, who lost to BJP's Kishen Kapoor in the Lok Saba polls from Kangra-Chamba LS seat by the highest margin of 4,77,623 votes, to resign as MLA from the Legislative Assembly representing Kangra on moral grounds, as he has lost the mandate of people of Kangra.

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Cong functionary quits

24 May 2019 | 8:00 PM

Ashoknagar, MP, May 24 (UNI) In the wake of Congress General Secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia losing from Guna parliamentary constituency, a party office-bearer tendered his resignation, Congress sources said on Friday.

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More women MPs in Lok Sabha, at 78 highest so far

24 May 2019 | 7:43 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) Representation of the fair sex has seen a rise in the 17th Lok Sabha, with as many as 78 women representatives being elected, the highest so far.

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LS polls: 203 candidates lost security deposits in Haryana

24 May 2019 | 7:29 PM

Chandigarh, May 24 (UNI) Haryana Joint Chief Electoral Officer Dr Inder Jeet on Friday said that except for the winning and runner-up candidates, the remaining 203 nominees lost their security deposits in the 17th Lok Sabha elections in the state.

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Cabinet recommends dissolution of 16th LS; Govt resigns

Cabinet recommends dissolution of 16th LS; Govt resigns

24 May 2019 | 7:20 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday here and tendered resignation of his government following the mandatory norms and paving the way for the formation for the new ministry.

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