Ex-Gujarat Finance Minister Manoharsinh Jadeja died at his residence

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Politician Manoharsinh Jadeja who had served as finance minister in the erstwhile Congress government in Gujarat died at his residence on Thursday. He was 83.

Jadeja, popularly known as ‘Dada’, was the descendant of the royal family of Rajkot.

He was Born on November 18, 1935,

Jadeja completed his primary and higher schooling from Rajkot-based Raj Kumar college (RKC).

He had served as MLA five times.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief on the demise of former Gujarat Minister Manoharsinh Jadeja.

“Saddened by the demise of former Gujarat Minister Shri Manoharsinh Jadeja Ji. Respected across party lines, he made a mark as a dedicated legislator and good administrator. My thoughts are with his family and well-wishers in this sad hour,” Modi tweeted.