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Anil Dave, Union environment minister, passes away at 60

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New Delhi: Environment Minister Anil Dave passed away here on Thursday. 60-year-old Dave complained of uneasiness at his home on Thursday morning and was rushed to AIIMS where he passed away, according to official sources.

He was a member of the Rajya Sabha since 2009. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of Dave. “Absolutely shocked by the sudden demise of my friend & a very respected colleague, Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave ji. My condolences,” he said in a tweet.

Absolutely shocked by the sudden demise of my friend & a very respected colleague, Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave ji. My condolences.

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi)

I was with Anil Madhav Dave ji till late last evening, discussing key policy issues. This demise is a personal loss.

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi)

The Prime Minister said Dave will be remembered as a devoted public servant who was tremendously passionate towards conserving the environment. “I was with Anil Madhav Dave ji till late last evening, discussing key policy issues. This demise is a personal loss,” he said in another tweet.

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