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Former Vishva Hindu Parishad President Vishnu Hari Dalmia passes-away

Dalmia was admitted to Apollo Hospital after his health deteriorated due to age-related issues. He was brought back to his residence on January 13 from the hospital, according to a source.

Saima Siddiqui

Saima SiddiquiBy Saima Siddiqui

Published on 16 Jan 2019 7:08 AM GMT

Former Vishva Hindu Parishad President Vishnu Hari Dalmia passes-away
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New Delhi: Ex-Vishwa Hindu Parishad chief Vishnu Hari Dalmia, one of the three major proponent of the Ram Janmabhoomi agitation, passed-away here at his residence, on Wednesday.

The 91-years-old renowned industrialist, Dalmia took his last breath at 9.38 a.m. at his Golf Links residence.

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"Vishnu Hari Dalmiaji peacefully moved on to his heavenly abode today morning. His cremation will be held in the evening at at Nigambodh Ghat," the VHP said in a statement.

Dalmia was admitted to Apollo Hospital after his health deteriorated due to age-related issues. He was brought back to his residence on January 13 from the hospital, according to a source.

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He was the trustee of the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas and member of VHP's Kendriya Margdarshak Mandal. He was a scion of Dalmia Group of industries and the eldest son of Jaidayal Dalmia.

Dalmia, with veteran VHP leaders Ashok Singhal and Giriraj Kishore, played a key role in the Ram Janmbhoomi movement.

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