Ajit Jogi, first chief minister of Chhattisgarh, dies at 74 in Raipur

File photo of former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi. (Source: Facebook/Ajit Jogi)
Former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi died here on Friday after prolonged illness, doctors said.

Jogi, 74, was hospitalised at a private hospital in Raipur for the last 20 days.


Jogi, the first chief minister of the state, was admitted there on May 9 after suffering a cardiac arrest at his home.

He had since then remained critical and was on ventilator support.


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