UP minister’s daughter drowns in Rishikesh


Dehradun: Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Shahid Manzoor’s daughter drowned in Ganga during river rafting in Rishikesh on Sunday. 24-year-old Aabida Hasan was an MD student in Meerut, who went to Uttarakhand on a college tour.

Manzoor hailing from Meerut is a Labour Minister in Akhilesh Yadav’s cabinet in Uttar Pradesh. “Police and administration authorities have reached the site and rescue operation is on,” police said. The accident took place at 8 am in Phoolchati area near Ganga river in Rishikesh, said police.