Senior BJP leader and former Himachal Pradesh minister Chaudhary Vidyasagar passes away

He was undergoing treatment for age-related ailments for a few days and died on Thursday night at his home in Zamanabad area, the family member said.

Published: 26th April 2019 07:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th April 2019 07:42 PM   |  A+A-

Chaudhary Vidyasagar (Photo: Twitter / IANS)

By PTI

DHARAMSHALA: Former Himachal Pradesh minister and senior BJP leader Chaudhary Vidyasagar passed away at the age of 84 in Kangra near Dharamshala, a family member said.

He was undergoing treatment for age-related ailments for a few days and died on Thursday night at his home in Zamanabad area, the family member said.

An OBC leader in the region, Vidyasagar was a four-time MLA from Kangra assembly constituency and worked as a minister in the state governments led by Shanta Kumar and Prem Kumar Dhumal.

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Jai Ram Thakur, ex-CM Dhumal and Shanta Kumar have deeply mourned his death.

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