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New Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the demise of Congress leader Indira Hridayesh.

"Dr. Indira Hridayesh Ji was at the forefront of several community service efforts. She made a mark as an effective legislator and also had rich administrative experience. Saddened by her demise. Condolences to her family and supporters. Om Shanti: PM Narendra Modi," a tweet from the handle of the Prime Minister's office read.

Hridayesh, who was a Leader of the Opposition (LoP) in the Uttarakhand Assembly, passed away at Uttarakhand Sadan in Delhi.

According to the state party in charge, Devender Yadav, she died of suffering a heart attack.

She was elected from the Haldwani constituency in the 2012 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly election. Hridayesh served as a minister of Finance in Uttarakhand from 2012 to 2017, Parliamentary Affairs, Higher Education, and Planning in the Government of Uttarakhand under Harish Rawat. (ANI)

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