Haryana’s First Woman Parliamentarian Dies

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She was residing in Charkhi Dadri post her retirement from active political life. She was also first woman MLA, the first minister (1964-66 and 1972-74) and first opposition leader in the state assembly.

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Chandrawati, former Lt Governor of Pondicherry, died during her treatment at the PGIMS Rohtak on Sunday morning. The first woman parliamentarian from Haryana who defeated stalwart Ch. Bansi Lal in Lok Sabha polls, was 92.

She was residing in Charkhi Dadri post her retirement from active political life. She was also first woman MLA, the first minister (1964-66 and 1972-74) and first opposition leader in the state assembly.

She had also served as the president of Janata Party from 1977 to 1979. She also served as Lt Governor of Pondicherry from February to December 1990.

Chandrawati
Chandrawati

After receiving the death of her news, people assembled at her residence in Charkhi Dadri. Due to her being infected from COVID-19, her last rites were performed under the supervision of health department officials at her village Dallawas in Charkhi Dadri.

People from the political fraternity offered condolences on the demise of Chandrawati. Former CM and leader of opposition Bhupinder Singh Hooda dubbed her death as the irreparable loss to the state.

The health officials performed the last rites of Chandrawati at her village Dallawas in Charkhi Dadri with the pandemic norms as she was COVID-19 positive. 

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