Lucknow, Aug 16 (SocialNews.XYZ) UP minister Chetan Chauhan handed away on Sunday attributable to kidney failure after he examined optimistic for coronavirus.
He died at Medanta hospital in Gurugram, the place he had been shifted after his situation deteriorated.
Chauhan, 73, is the second minister of the Yogi Adityanath authorities to have succumbed to coronavirus this month.
On August 2, UP minister Kamal Rani Varun had additionally died because of the infectious illness.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief on the demise of the minister who was additionally a well known cricketer.
A number of ministers, together with Siddhartha Nath Singh, Mohsin Raza, and Rajendra Pratap Singh, have expressed their condolences to the bereaved household.
Chauhan was born in Uttar Pradesh and elected to the state meeting from Naugawan in Amroha district.
A well known cricketer earlier than he joined politics, he performed 40 Checks between 1969 and 1978 and scored 2,084 runs at a median of 31.57 with 97 being his highest rating. He additionally performed in seven ODIs, scoring 153 runs from them.
He and Sunil Gavaskar fashioned a profitable opening partnership, scoring over 3,000 runs along with 10 century stands in quite a few Checks within the 1970s.
Chauhan performed Ranji Trophy for Maharashtra and Delhi and was honoured with the Arjuna Award in 1981.
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