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2 time MLA Prithvi Chand expired, BJP condoles demise

Prithvi Chand, two time MLA and BJP leader, expired today and his cremation took place at Devak Ghat, Udhampur, with BJP senior leaders attending his last rites.
Prithvi Chand had won from Ramnagar assembly constituency in 1977 on the mandate of Janata Party and in the year 1996, he got elected from Chenani assembly constituency as BJP candidate.
On getting news of his demise, BJP State President & MLA Sat Sharma, Rajya Sabha MP Shamsher Singh Manhas, former State President & MLC Ashok Khajuria, State General Secretary (organization) Ashok Koul, State General Secretary Pawan Khajuria, senior leader Som Raj Khajuria, State Secretary Sanjay Baru, Additional State Treasurer Arvind Gupta rushed to Udhampur to attend his last rites. The local District team of Udhampur District also attended the last rites.
The party leaders also visited the family members of the Ex-MLA and expressed their heartfelt condolences and sympathies towards the family. They said that Prithvi Chand was a very simple, polite, down to earth activist of the party and always remained in forefront for raising the voice of weaker sections in and outside the assembly. They added that in his demise the party has suffered an irreparable loss. They prayed to Almighty God to give strength to the family to bear the loss.