Himachal Minister Karan Singh dies at 59

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Governor Acharya Devvrat administering the oath of office and secrecy to Karan Singh as cabinet minister at Raj Bhawan in Shimla on Thursday. Express photo. 27.08.2015.

Himachal Pradesh cabinet minister Karan Singh dies at the age of 59 at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi in the wee hours of  Friday morning.

It was reported that he was undergoing treatment since last one month, where he died on Friday morning.

He was suffering from a lung and a liver ailment and was undergoing treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Himachal Ayurveda Minister Karan Singh was living with his wife and a son. His elder son died in an accident in 2012.

It was said that the cremation will take place at Kullu on Friday.

Karan Singh was elected thrice in the year 1990, 1998 and 2012 as a minister of state for primary education in Dhumal government.

Later in the year 2012 before the assembly elections, he joined Congress party and elected from Banjar for the third time.

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