Former Bihar CM Bhagwat Jha Azad critically ill
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Last Updated: Monday, September 12, 2011, 23:24
New Delhi: Former Bihar chief minister Bhagwat Jha Azad is critically ill.

89-year-old Azad, who is admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), has been on life support system for the past three days.

Azad, father of former cricketer and BJP MP Kirti Azad, was a Congress leader and chief minister of Bihar.

"He is in a serious condition and has been on ventilator for the past three days," Kirti said.

Bhagwat Jha represented Bhagalpur seat in Lok Sabha six times.


First Published: Monday, September 12, 2011, 23:24

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