Ashwini Kumar Chopra, Punjab Kesari editor and former BJP MP, passes away at 63

It was reported that Minna was suffering from terminal cancer and was hospitalized for three weeks

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Jan 18, 2020 4:10 PM
Ashwini Kumar Chopra

Former BJP MP from Karnal and senior journalist Ashwini Kumar Chopra Minna, 63, breathed his last at a hospital in Gurugram on Saturday. It was reported that Minna was suffering from terminal cancer and was hospitalized for three weeks.

Minna was the editor of Punjab Kesari, Delhi and was also elected as an MP from Karnal, Haryana.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Congress president Sonia Gandhi took to Twitter to express their grief.

Khattar in a tweet said, “Learnt about the sad demise of former BJP MP from Karnal and Editor of Punjab Kesari, Delhi, Ashwini Chopra.”Adding, “Your life as an able politician and a successful journalist will continue to guide us all.”

In her condolence message, Gandhi said Chopra’s long and distinguished innings as an editor, and also as a social worker and MP shall be long remembered.

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