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Veteran Congress leader and ex-UP Governor Aziz Qureshi dies

Qureshi had served as the governor of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Mizoram

PTI Bhopal Published 01.03.24, 02:06 PM
Aziz Qureshi

Aziz Qureshi File photo

Former Uttar Pradesh Governor and senior Congress leader Aziz Qureshi passed away at a hospital here on Friday after a prolonged illness, a family member said.

Qureshi was 83, his nephew Sufian Ali, who looked after him, said "He was not keeping well for some time and breathed his last at a private hospital in Bhopal around 11 am," he said.

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Qureshi had served as the governor of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Mizoram. He was first elected as an MLA in 1972 from Sehore seat in Madhya Pradesh and became a Lok Sabha member in 1984, Ali said.

Qureshi was single. His last rites will be performed later this evening, he added.

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