Five-Time MLA & Former Minister Succumbs To COVID-19

Ahmedabad: A five-time Congress MLA and former minister died on Monday of COVID-19.

Anil Joshiyara, a surgeon by profession, had won from Bhiloda constituency in Gujarat’s Arvalli district from 1995. He contracted coronavirus in January and was shifted from a private hospital in Ahmedabad to Chennai a month ago for advanced treatment of the lungs, reported PTI.

The Gujarat Assembly was adjourned for the day after observing two minutes’ silence in memory of the 69-year-old Joshiyara, who served as Health minister in 1996-1997.

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