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Cong leader and wife of first HP CM passes away

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 - 18:41

Shimla: Satyavati Parmar, former MP and wife
of Himachal Pradesh`s first Chief Minister Y S Parmar, has
died of multi-organ failure, hospital sources said here on Wednesday.

Parmar (90) breathed her last at Indira Gandhi Medical
College (IGMC) last night, Deputy Medical Superintendent
Ramesh Kumar said.

She had been admitted to IGMC on Monday night after she
complained of breathing problem, Kumar said.

Parmar is survived by two daughters.

Satyavati Parmar headed the state unit of the Congress
from 1964-69 and was also Rajya Sabha member during the


First Published: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 - 18:41
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