INLD MLA dies of brain hemorrhage

Gurgaon: INLD MLA Gian Chand Odh Monday died of a brain hemorrhage at a private hospital here. He was 70.

The two-time MLA from Rattia Assembly constituency in Harayana breathed his last at 3 AM at Medanta Medicity, where he had been admitted since September 5.

Odh, who was first elected in 2005, is survived by four sons, three daughters and wife.

Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda expressed grief over the legislature's demise, saying the state has lost a seasoned leader and committed public servant.

INLD president Om Parkash Chautala, party secretary general Ajay Singh Chautala, senior leader Abhay Singh Chautala also condoled Odh's death.

His cremation will take place at his native village Sardarewala later today, family sources said.