Senior Congress Leader RK Dhawan, Indira Gandhi’s Close Aide, Dies At 81

Senior Congress Leader RK Dhawan, Indira Gandhi’s Close Aide, Dies At 81


RK Dhawan was admitted to the hospital last Tuesday for age-related ailments.

New Delhi: 

Former Union minister and Indira Gandhi’s close confidant R K Dhawan died in Delhi this evening at a local hospital. He was 81.

He breathed his last at the B L Kapur hospital around 7 pm, sources close to the family said.

RK Dhawan was admitted to the hospital last Tuesday for age-related ailments.

“Our homage to veteran Congress leader, Sh. R.K.Dhawan, who breathed his last today. His tireless spirit, immeasurable commitment & untiring dedication to the Congress ideals will always be remembered. RIP,” Congress’ communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala tweeted.

Rajinder Kumar Dhawan was a Rajya Sabha member and a private secretary to Indira Gandhi for a long time. 
 





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