Congress leader Jugal Kabra passes away
Jodhpur, May 10 (PTI) Former Congress MLA Jugal Kabra, facing trial in a corruption case, passed away in a Mumbai hospital today. He was 69 and survived(बच जाना) by his wife and two children. Kabra was suffering from liver cancer and had been shifted to Mumbai from Jodhpur three days days ago, said Congress spokesperson (प्रवक्ता) Ajay Trivedi. "He was in critical condition and was put on ventilator. Today afternoon, he breathed his last in the hospital," said Trivedi. When the news of Kabras demise (मृत्यु) broke, former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, who was in Ahmedabad to oversee some party works, immediately took off for Mumbai. Kabra, a one time MLA from Jodhpur city, had lost two consecutive elections in 2003 and 2008. He was recently made accused by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in the Jai Narayan Vyas University Teachers Recruitment scam. He was on bail.