Himachal Pradesh Cabinet Mminister Karan Singh, who was undergoing treatment at AIIMS here, died early on Friday.

He was 59-years-old and is survived by his wife and son. He was suffering from liver and throat ailments and had been undergoing treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Karan Singh, a three-time legislator and Minister for Ayurveda and Cooperation in Virbhadra Singh cabinet, is likely to be cremated at his native place in Kullu on Friday. A member of the Kullu royal family, Karan Singh is the younger brother of BJP legislator Maheshwar Singh.

He was inducted into the cabinet in August 2015.

 

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