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Coronavirus: India's Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi dies from Covid-19

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Filed on September 24, 2020 | Last updated on September 24, 2020 at 08.06 am
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President and PM take to Twitter to comment on death of 65-year-old MP in in AIIMS.

India's Minister of State for Railways,Suresh Angadi,succumbed to Covid-19 at New Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Wednesday evening.

The 65-year-old MP from Belagavi in Karnataka was admitted tothe trauma centre of AIIMS for treatment of the coronavirus and was undergoing treatment under Dr Neeraj Nischal, associate professor in the department of medicine.

Condoling the death, Inda's President Rashtrapati Bhavan took to Twitter to say: "Shocked to know the passing away of Shri Suresh Angadi, Union Minister of State of Railways. An amiable leader Shri Angadi worked tirelessly for the people of his constituency, Belagavi and Karnataka.

"With his indomitable spirit, he carried out public service with humility and perseverance. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and the loved ones."

Prime Minister Narendra Modi added on Twitter: "Shri Suresh Angadi was an exceptional Karyakarta, who worked hard to make the Party strong in Karnataka. He was a dedicated MP and effective Minister, admired across the spectrum. His demise is saddening. My thoughts are with his family and friends in this sad hour. Om Shanti."

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