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KK Aggarwal, former IMA president, passes away due to Covid

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  • A message posted on his twitter handle informed that KK Aggarwal passed away at 11:30 pm on May 17

Padma Shri and former national president of the Indian Medical Association Dr KK Aggarwal passed away after a lengthy battle with Covid-19. He was admitted in AIIMS Delhi. Aggarwal (62) was on ventilator support since last week.

Padma Shri and former national president of the Indian Medical Association Dr KK Aggarwal passed away after a lengthy battle with Covid-19. He was admitted in AIIMS Delhi. Aggarwal (62) was on ventilator support since last week.

A message posted on his twitter handle informed that Aggarwal "passed away at 11:30 pm on May 17". "Ever since he became a doctor, Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal dedicated his life to the welfare of the public and raising health awareness," the statement said.

A message posted on his twitter handle informed that Aggarwal "passed away at 11:30 pm on May 17". "Ever since he became a doctor, Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal dedicated his life to the welfare of the public and raising health awareness," the statement said.

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It further said that Aggarwal made constant efforts to educate the masses and was able to reach out to over 100 million people through numerous videos and educational programs and saved countless lives.

Aggarwal was a physician and cardiologist. He was the President of the Heart Care Foundation and former National President of IMA.

In 2010, he was conferred with the Padma Shri, fourth-highest civilian award. Aggarwal did MBBS from Nagpur University in 1979. He also obtained an MD from the same university in 1983. He served as a senior consultant at Delhi's Moolchand Medcity until 2017.

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