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Former railway minister Jaffer Sharief passes away

Mangalore Today News Network

Bengaluru, Nov 25 2018: Veteran Congress leader and former union railway minister, Challakere Kareem Jaffer Sherief (85) passed away on Monday in a private hospital in Bengaluru.


Born on 3 November 1933 in Chitradurga of the erstwhile Mysore Kingdom, Sharief represented Bangalore North constituency from 1977 to 1996. He joined the P V Narasimha Rao ministry in 1991 as the Minister for Railways.

More details awaited.