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Ram Swaroop Sharma death: BJP Parliamentary Party meeting cancelled after death of MP

News Agencies | Updated on: 17 March 2021, 11:21 IST

The Parliamentary Party meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party scheduled for Wednesday was cancelled due to the death of Ram Swaroop Sharma, a party MP from Mandi in Himachal Pradesh.

Ram Swaroop Sharma died allegedly by suicide in the national capital on Wednesday.


According to Delhi Police sources, "No suicide note has been found yet." "Police received a call from a staffer. He was found hanging and the door was closed from inside," said Delhi Police.

The police recovered his body from his residence at Gomti Apartments and have started an investigation into the case.

Born at Jalpehar village in the Mandi district on June 10, 1958, Sharma was a two-time MP.

He was elected to the 16th and 17th Lok Sabha from Mandi parliamentary constituency in 2014 and 2019 respectively.

Sharma was currently a Member of the Standing Committee on External Affairs and the Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs.

A weekly BJP Parliamentary Party meeting was held earlier during the current session.

(ANI)

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First published: 17 March 2021, 11:22 IST
 
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