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Ajit Jogi strived to bring positive change in lives of the poor: PM Narendra Modi

Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi died at a private hospital in Raipur after battling for life for the last 20 days.

Published: 29th May 2020 07:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th May 2020 07:02 PM   |  A+A-

Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi

Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed anguish at the death of former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi on Friday, saying he strived to bring a positive change in the lives of the poor, especially the tribal communities.

Jogi, 74, died at a private hospital in Raipur after battling for life for the last 20 days.

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"Shri Ajit Jogi Ji was passionate about public service. This passion made him work hard as a bureaucrat and as a political leader," the prime minister wrote on Twitter.

Jogi strived to bring a positive change in the lives of the poor, especially tribal communities, Modi said.

"Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family. RIP (rest in peace)," the prime minister said.

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