Jammu: Former Jammu and Kashmir Minister on Thursday died of suspected Covid-19 in Rajouri district.
Official sources said that the administration has ordered cremation of the deceased as per the laid down Covid-19 SOPs.
He said that the deceased, a resident of Kewal, Budhal in Kotranka sub-division, had recently returned from a religious congregation at Haridwar and since then, he was not keeping well.
“He was taken to a hospital in Punjab but died on way,” the official said.
He said that body has been brought to GMC Associated Hospital Rajouri where further arrangements are made to conduct cremation as per SOPs.