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Bihar chief secretary Arun Kumar Singh passes away due to Covid-19

By Saima Siddiqui 
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Bihar chief secretary Arun Kumar Singh passes away due to Covid-19

Patna: Bihar chief secretary Arun Kumar Singh on Friday died of Covid-19 while he was undergoing treatment for the viral infection at Paras HMRI hospital in Patna. A 1985-batch IAS officer, Arun was scheduled to retire on August 31 this year.

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Arun Kumar Singh was appointed new chief secretary of Bihar after the retirement of his predecessor Deepak Kumar on February 28.

He was earlier posted as development commissioner of the state.

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