UP Dy CM remembers Chetan Chauhan, says 'lost experienced colleague due to COVID-19'

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Published on August 17, 2020 - Duration: 02:23s

UP Dy CM remembers Chetan Chauhan, says 'lost experienced colleague due to COVID-19'

Former Indian cricketer Chetan Chauhan passed away on August 16.

The 73-year-old Chauhan, who was also a Cabinet Minister in Uttar Pradesh government, was admitted at the Sanjay Gandhi PGI Hospital in Lucknow after testing COVID-19 positive on July 12.

He was initially admitted at SGPGI in Lucknow, and later moved to Gurugram's Medanta Hospital.

The former cricketer-turned-politician was suffering from kidney ailment.

Speaking to ANI, Deputy Chief Minister of UP, Keshav Prasad Maurya said, "The demise of Chetan Chauhan is really sad.

I am getting out of words to express my sorrow.

I was really shocked after receiving the news of his death.

We have lost an experienced colleague of ours due to COVID-19." "He was like my elder brother and a friend," he added.

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