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Former Madhya Pradesh CM Sunderlal Patwa passes away at 92

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 28 December 2016, 15:16 IST

On 28 December, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and twice Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Sunderlal Patwa breathed his last at a private hospital in Bhopal. He was 92.

Patwa had served as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh for a brief period of two months in 1980, and for a period of two years from 1990-1992. He was also considered Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan's political mentor.

He was elected to the Lok Sabha in 1997 after a by-poll, but lost in the 1998 general elections.

In 1999, Patwa was elected to the Lok Sabha and became a minister in the NDA government from 1999 to 2001.

First published: 28 December 2016, 15:16 IST
 
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