Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi’s eight-year-old granddaughter succumbed to injuries sustained during the bursting of firecrackers on the occasion of Diwali.
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Further details are awaited in this regard.
Joshi, who is a daughter of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna joined BJP in 2016, is a Lok Sabha MP from Prayagraj. She had served as the chief of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee for five years (2007 to 2012).