Former Madhya Pradesh CM Babulal Gaur passes away due to cardiac arrest
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Former Madhya Pradesh CM Babulal Gaur passes away due to cardiac arrest

In a sudden turn of events, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Babulal Gaur breathed his last in Bhopal on Wednesday morning. The 89-year-old Bharatiya Janata Party veteran died at the Narmada Hospital after a cardiac arrest this morning. He was suffering from various old-age related ailments and was hospitalised for quite some time.

Upon his demise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his condolences.

Babulal Gaur served as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister from 2004-2005 and represented his traditional Govindpura Vidhan Sabha seat 10 times.

Born on  June 2, 1930 at Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh, Gaur was credited with expanding BJP’s footholds in Madhya Pradesh. He emerged as a powerful and popular leader in the state, initially as a trade union leader and later as MLA.

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