Jaipur : The Veteran Congress leader and former Rajasthan chief minister Jagannath Pahadia succumb to Covid-19. He was 89.
The chief minister of Rajasthan in 1980-81 and also a former governor of Haryana and Bihar, Pahadia died on Wednesday.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said he was very shocked by the demise. “Pahadia left us because of COVID. I am very shocked by his demise. He had a lot of affection for me right from the beginning,” Gehlot tweeted.
The state government has announced a one-day mourning on Thursday during which government offices will be closed and the national flag will fly at half-mast.