U'khand BJP MLA Maganlal Shah passes away

Dehradun, Feb 26: Uttarakhand BJP leader and Tharali MLA Maganlal Shah passed away at a private hospital here after prolonged illness, family members said today.

He was 55.

Shah was suffering from a lung infection and was admitted to the Himalayan Hospital on February 19. He died around 10 pm yesterday, family members said.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, Speaker Premchand Agarwal and state BJP chief Ajay Bhat condoled the demise of the first-time legislator.

He was elected MLA from Tharali in the  2017 Uttarakhand Assembly elections.