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The 62-year-old breathed her last at 0930 hours at the SGPGI on Sunday where she was being treated for COVID-19 since July 18.
SGPGI has confirmed about the death of the minister.
She suffered from pneumonia and later went in an acute respiratory distress syndrome a couple of days back.
UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath, while expressing his grief over the death of his ministerial colleague, has cancelled his Ayodhya visit this afternoon.
A two time MP, Ms Varun was a BJP MLA from Ghatampur assembly segment in Kanpur.
The cremation would be held in Lanpur later in the day. (UNI)