First CM of Chhatisgarh Ajit Jogi passes away


TNI Bureau: Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi breathed his last at a private hospital in Raipur on Friday. He was 74.

He was admitted there on May 9 after suffering a cardiac arrest. Since then the leader remained critical and was on ventilator support.

His son Amit Jogi took to Twitter today to make the announcement.

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Jogi, who was also the first Chief Minister of the State, was selected for the Indian Police Service and Indian Administrative Service. He was a member of the Indian National Congress (INC). Later, he quit the Congress and formed Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J).

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