Rajya Sabha MP Hardwar Dubey no more

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President and PM condole the passing away

BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh, Shri Hardwar Dubey passed away on 26 June. He was 74.

President Smt. Droupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath condoled the demise of the leader.

President Smt. Droupadi Murmu exoressing grief over the demise said, “The news of the demise of Rajya Sabha MP and former minister of Uttar Pradesh government Shri Hardwar Dubey is saddening. He remained dedicated to public service. My deepest condolences to the bereaved family members and supporters.”

“Deeply saddened by the demise of hardworking BJP MP Hardwar Dubey ji. He was such a grassroots leader, who will always be remembered for his important contribution in the development journey of Uttar Pradesh. May God give strength to his family and admirers in this hour of grief. Om Shanti!,” PM Shri Modi said in a tweet.

The BJP National President Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda expressing condolence said in a tweet: “The news of the demise of senior BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh Hardwar Dubey ji is extremely sad. His entire life was devoted to public service and organization. His departure is an irreparable loss to the organization. I express my deepest condolences to the bereaved family members. I pray to God to give strength to the family members and give place to the departed soul at the Shri feet. Om Shanti!”

In a tweet BJP National General Secretary (Organization) Shri B.L. Santhosh expressing condolence said, “Shri Haridwar Dubey, 74 years, Rajya Sabha MP from UP breathed his last today after a brief period of illness. He was known for his integrity & compassion towards society. Pray god for eternal peace to departed soul & strength to near & dear ones to bear the loss. Om Shanti.”

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also expressed grief, saying Shri Dubey’s death is very saddening. “My condolences are with the bereaved family members. May Lord Shri Ram grant the departed soul a place at his holy feet and give strength to the bereaved family members to bear this immense sorrow. Om Shanti,” Yogi Adityanath said in a tweet. Shri Hardwar Dubey is given the credit for establishing the roots of Jansangh and BJP in Agra.

Shri Hardwar Dubey was born on July 1, 1949, in Hussainabad, Ballia, Uttar Pradesh. He worked as Organizational Secretary of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in Agra. He was married to Professor Kamla Pandey.

Shri Hardwar Dubey contested on a BJP ticket in 1989 from Agra Cantonment and was victorious. He had defeated Dr. Krishnaveer Singh Kaushal, a strong leader of the Congress. He became MLA again in 1991 and was made Minister of State for Finance in Kalyan Singh’s government. In 2013, he was given the responsibilites of Vice President and Spokesperson of the BJP in Uttar Pradesh. He was sworn in as a Rajya Sabha member on November 26, 2020.