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Himachal chief secretary operated after brain stroke

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  13 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Shimla, April 12: Himachal Pradesh Chief Secretary P. Mitra, who was admitted to the PGI in Chandigarh following a brain hemorrhage, was operated upon on Sunday, a statement here said. Mitra suffered brain stroke here on Saturday evening. State Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri visited the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGI) and inquired about Mitra’s health, the official statement said. Mitra became chief secretary after his predecessor Sudripto Roy suffered brain hemorrhage in October 2013. After recovering, Roy was appointed as adviser in Delhi. A 1978-batch IAS officer of the Himachal Pradesh cadre, Mitra took over as regular chief secretary on May 23, 2014 and is to retire in 2016. (IANS)

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