Former union minister Beni Prasad Verma's son succumbs to COVID-19

New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): Dinesh, the son of late former union minister Beni Prasad Verma succumbed to COVID-19 at a private hospital here on Tuesday.

Dinesh (40) had tested positive for the infection a few days back in Lucknow. Thereafter, he was shifted to Delhi for treatment.

Beni Prasad Verma died on March 27 this year. He was a Rajya Sabha MP from Samajwadi Party and served as the union steel minister in the UPA-2 government. (ANI)