NEW DELHI, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) -- A local minister northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh Chetan Chauhan passed away Sunday due to COVID-19.
The 73-year-old Chauhan was a former cricketer.
According to officials, he died of complications related to COVID-19 after being put on life support for nearly 36 hours.
He was serving as Minister of sainik (soldier) welfare, home guards, and civil security in the Uttar Pradesh cabinet.
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