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Noted theatre personality Jitendra Raghuvanshi dies of swine flu

Raghvanshi, 65, was the head of the foreign languages department of Agra University till last year.

Noted theatre personality Jitendra Raghvanshi died of swine flu today at a Delhi hospital. Raghvanshi was admitted to Delhi's Safdarjung hospital where he succumbed to swine flu. His cremation will take place here later in the day, a family member told PTI. (Read: Swine flu symptoms and signs you MUST be aware of!)

Raghvanshi, 65, was the head of the foreign languages department of Agra University till last year and was an active member of CPI. As the general secretary of Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA), he kept alive the theatrical heritage of the Braj area and trained a long line of performers over the years. Raghvanshi is survived by his wife Bhavna, a son and a daughter. (Read: 15 precautions every Indian should take to prevent swine flu)

Source: PTI

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