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Former Delhi chief minister Madan Lal Khurana dies at 82

Winning ten out of eleven elections he contested in Delhi till 2003, Madan Lal Khurana was one of BJP’s more successful leaders whose mass appeal had translated into votes for the party.

india Updated: Oct 28, 2018 09:42 IST
Madan Lal Khurana,Delhi chief minister,Delhi
BJP leader Madan Lal Khurana was the chief minister of Delhi from 1993 to 1996. (Photo: Twitter/@SudhanshuBJP)

Former Delhi chief minister Madan Lal Khurana died in Delhi on Saturday night after a prolonged illness. He was 82.

Khurana, a BJP leader, was the chief minister of Delhi from 1993 to 1996.

“He breathed his last at around 11 pm at his residence,” his son Harish Khurana told PTI.

He said his father was suffering from a chest infection and fever for last few days and was feeling breathless since Saturday morning. He had suffered a brain haemorrhage about five years ago and had been ailing since then.

He is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters. One of Khurana’s sons had died last month.

Winning ten out of eleven elections he contested in Delhi till 2003, Khurana was one of BJP’s more successful leaders whose mass appeal had translated into votes for the party.

Khurana also served as governor of Rajasthan in 2004.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is visiting Japan, said he was anguished by Khurana’s death.

First Published: Oct 28, 2018 00:09 IST