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Digvijaya Singh’s daughter dies of cancer

IANS 29 Apr 2016, 17:10:07 IST

New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh’s daughter Karnika Singh died due to cancer in New Delhi on Friday. 37-year-old Karnika is the youngest among the four daughters of Singh.

She was admitted in Max Hospital, Saket, a few days ago and breathed her last at around 5 AM. She had undergone treatment for the disease in the US as well.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Congress Vvice-president Rahul Gandhi along with senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad visited Singh at his residence located in 64 Lodhi Estate.

Karnika’s body has been taken to Wadhwan in Gujarat via road for the last rites.

Karnika’s mother, Asha, who was the first wife of Singh, had also died due to cancer in 2013.