New Delhi| Former Delhi minister AK Walia died today due to Corona. Walia was the most important minister in the Sheila Dixit-led government and handled many portfolios.
Walia, who has been a four-time MLA, represented the Geeta Colony constituency 3 times. The Delhi Congress has termed his death a major loss for the party.
He represented the Geeta Colony assembly seat for the first three terms and later won from Laxmi Nagar as Geeta Colony became the assembly seat after delimitation.
He had an MBBS degree and was the owner of a hospital in East Delhi. As a minister, he handled several portfolios including health and urban development in the Congress government.