Veteran Congress leader Shamsher Surjewala passes away

Former Haryana Congress chief Shamsher Singh Surjewala on Monday passed away following a brief illness, party leaders said.

He breathed his last at AIIMS hospital in New Delhi.

The 87-year-old leader had served as a Minister in the Haryana government and was also elected to the Rajya Sabha once.

He is the father of Congress national media in-charge and national spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala.

His cremation will take place today afternoon in Narwana