BJP Lok Sabha member Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan dies

BJP Lok Sabha member Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan dies

Bhopal, Mar 2 (PTI) Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan, the BJP
Lok Sabha member from Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh, died at a
hospital in Gurugram, family sources said on Tuesday.

He was 69.

The six-term MP, who was suffering from COVID-19 and
was airlifted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram last month in a
serious condition, breathed his last late Monday night, the
sources said.

He is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters, a
BJP spokesman said.

His last rites will be performed at his ancestral
place Shahpur in Burhanpur district on Wednesday, his son
Harshvardhan Chauhan said.

The leader started his political career in 1978 from
the Shahpur Municipal Council and was later elected as member
of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly.

He was an MLA from 1985 to 1996.

He was elected as the Lok Sabha member for the first
time in 1996 and got re-elected in 1998, 1999, 2004, 2014 and
2019.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan
expressed grief over the BJP leader”s death.

In a tweet, the CM said, “Nandu Bhaiya (as he was
popularly known) gave his best to the party as the state BJP
president. His mortal remains will reach his ancestral village
today. I offer my tributes to him.”

Former Union minister and senior BJP leader Uma Bharti
and state Congress chief Kamal Nath also condoled the death of
the parliamentarian. PTI MAS
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Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Bollyinsidestaff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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