Former MP CM Sunder Lal Patwa passes away

| Updated: Dec 28, 2016 15:52 IST

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Dec. 28 (ANI): Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Sunder Lal Patwa passed away on Wednesday. He died at the age of 92 after suffering a heart attack. Patwa was the chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh twice, from January 20, 1980 to February 17, 1980 as member of Janata Party, and from March 5, 1990 to December 15, 1992 as leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He began his political career with Jana Sangh, which merged with Janata Party in 1977. Later, members owing allegiance to Jana Sangh's Hindutva ideology broke away from Janata Party in 1980 to form Bharatiya Janata Party. (ANI)