Former Rajasthan minister dead

Former Rajasthan minister Ramdev Singh Mehriya died here on Sunday after prolonged illness, family sources said.

Updated: Apr 03, 2011, 13:41 PM IST

Jaipur: Former Rajasthan minister Ramdev
Singh Mehriya died here on Sunday after prolonged illness, family
sources said.

Mehriya, 86, who was ailing from lung disease, was
admitted to Sawai Man Singh government hospital here a week
ago where he died this morning, they said.

Mehriya, a seven-time Congress MLA, was the Finance
Minister in 1966. He was also first Zila Pramukh of Sikar.

PTI