HR Bhardwaj, Former Union Law Minister and Senior Congress Leader, Passes Away at 83

Hans Raj Bhardwaj died after struggling cardiac arrest at a Delhi health center the place he used to be admitted for kidney-related problems.


Updated:March 8, 2020, 11:43 PM IST

HR Bhardwaj, Former Union Law Minister and Senior Congress Leader, Passes Away at 83
File photograph of former regulation minister HR Bhardwaj. (PTI)

New Delhi: Former Law minister and senior Congress chief Hans Raj Bhardwaj died after a cardiac arrest at a health center right here on Sunday night time. He used to be 83.

Bhardwaj, who had additionally served because the governor of Kerala and Karnataka, breathed his closing on the Max Hospital, Saket, the place he used to be admitted since Wednesday because of kidney-related problems, his circle of relatives mentioned.

He will probably be cremated on the Nighambodh Ghat on Monday at four pm, his son Arun Bhardwaj mentioned.

He is survived by way of his spouse, a son and two daughters.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced his condolences to Bhardwaj’s circle of relatives. “Anguished by way of the passing away of former Minister Shri Hans Raj Bhardwaj. My ideas are together with his circle of relatives and well-wishers on this hour of grief. Om Shanti: PM @narendramodi,” the PMO tweeted.

Condoling Bhardwaj’s demise, regulation minister Ravi Shankar Prasad his affiliation with the senior Congress chief in Parliament.

“Deeply condole the unhappy loss of life of Shri Hansraj Bhardwaj who for lengthy years served because the Law Minister of India. We had been in combination within the Parliament. May his soul Rest In Peace,” Prasad tweeted.

Former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy additionally expressed disappointment over his demise. “Deeply saddened by way of the loss of life of Former Union Law Minister and Former Governor of Karnataka and Kerala Shri. Hansraj Bhardwaj. May God give his circle of relatives the energy to undergo this ache,” he tweeted.

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