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Coronavirus: Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Kamla Rani Varun dies at 62


Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Kamla Rani Varun died of the coronavirus in Lucknow on Sunday, PTI reported. She was 62.

Varun served as the minister of Technical Education and was an MLA from Ghatampur in Kanpur. She won the Lok Sabha elections from Ghatampur parliamentary constituency in 1996 and 1998, but lost in 1999 and 2004.

On July 18, the minister tested positive for the coronavirus and was admitted to the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Hospital. However, she was later shifted to the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences and died during treatment. Varun was put on oxygen and ventilator ...


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