Ahmedabad, Apr 11 UNI | 3 months ago

Congress leader and former Minister of State for Home in Gujarat Jitu Shah today died after a prolonged illness.

He was 59. Gujarat Congress spokesperson Manish Doshi said Shah died at a hospital in Gandhinagar. Shah was ill for about six months. He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. Dr Doshi said Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, Gujarat unit president Arjun Modhwadia and other leaders have condoled Shah's demise.

He was the Minister of State for Home in the then Madhav Singh Solanki government.

(Posted on 12-04-2014)