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Senior journalist and former parliamentarian Ashwini Chopra passes away

Senior journalist and former BJP MP Ashwini Kumar Chopra passed away at a hospital in Gurugram after a prolonged illness. He was 63. He was suffering from terminal cancer and had been admitted to Medanta Hospital about three weeks ago.

The media baron-turned journalist was elected as an MP from Karnal, Haryana, in 2014. He was the editor of Punjab Kesari, Delhi. Popularly known as ‘Minna’, he was a promising cricketer in his youth.