Congress leader Digvijaya Singh loses youngest daughter to cancer

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh loses youngest daughter to cancer
Digvijay Singh and his daughter Karnika Singh

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh’s daughter Karnika Singh died due to cancer in New Delhi on Friday. She was admitted in Max Hospital, Saket, a few days ago and breathed her last at around 5 am.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi along with senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad visited Singh at his residence located in 64 Lodhi Estate.

37-year-old Karnika was the youngest among the four daughters of Singh; she had undergone treatment in the US as well, but lost the battle with cancer. Her body has been taken to Wadhwan in Gujarat via road for the last rites which will be performed today.

Karnika’s mother Asha too had also died due to cancer in 2013.

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