Former Union minister and veteran chief Qazi Rasheed Masood died at a personal sanatorium in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, on Monday morning, his nephew and Congress chief Imran Masood mentioned. He was once 73. Rasheed Masood’s closing rites can be carried out at his local the town Gangoh in Saharanpur district.
Imran Masood mentioned Rasheed Masood had gone through remedy once you have inflamed with Covid-19 on August 27 and recovered later. Alternatively, he complained of a sore throat two days in the past and was once admitted in a sanatorium in Roorkee the place he passed on to the great beyond on Monday morning because of multi-organ failure.
Born in Gangoh on August 15, 1947, Rasheed Masood performed a pivotal position within the politics of west Uttar Pradesh for many years. He were a member of Parliament (MP) 9 occasions whilst he was once related to other political events, together with the Janata Dal, the Lok Dal, the Janata Birthday party, the Rashtriya Lok Dal, the Samajwadi Birthday party and the Congress. He had additionally served because the Union minister of state for well being (impartial fee) within the VP Singh executive from April to November 1990.
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Masood began his political occupation by way of contesting from Nakur meeting seat in Saharanpur in 1974 and misplaced. He then received the Saharanpur Lok Sabha seat at the Janata Birthday party price ticket in 1977. He parted techniques with the Janata Birthday party later. After becoming a member of the Lok Dal, he was an MP once more in 1980. In 1986, the Lok Dal despatched him to the Rajya Sabha.
In 1989, he received the Lok Sabha election from Saharanpur on a Janata Dal price ticket. He later joined the Samajwadi Birthday party and received the 2004 Lok Sabha election after going through defeat in 1996, 1997 and 1999. He misplaced the 2009 Lok Sabha election.
Rasheed Masood was once additionally the candidate of the United Nationwide Innovative Alliance within the election for the Vice President’s submit in 2007. He completed 3rd.
He was once awarded a four-year prison time period in an MBBS seat rip-off case in 2013 and then he was once disqualified from Parliament.