Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan, the BJP Lok Sabha member from Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh, died at a hospital in Gurugram, household sources stated on Tuesday. He was 69.
The six-term MP, who was affected by COVID-19 and was airlifted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram final month in a critical situation, breathed his final late Monday night time, the sources stated.
He’s survived by his spouse, a son and two daughters, a BJP spokesman stated.
His final rites will probably be carried out at his ancestral place Shahpur in Burhanpur district on Wednesday, his son Harshvardhan Chauhan stated.
The chief began his political profession in 1978 from the Shahpur Municipal Council and was later elected as member of the Madhya Pradesh Meeting.
He was an MLA from 1985 to 1996.
He was elected because the Lok Sabha member for the primary time in 1996 and bought re-elected in 1998, 1999, 2004, 2014 and 2019.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the dying of the BJP chief.
Saddened by the demise of Lok Sabha MP from Khandwa Shri Nandkumar Singh Chauhan Ji. He will probably be remembered for his contributions to Parliamentary proceedings, organisational abilities and efforts to strengthen the BJP throughout Madhya Pradesh. Condolences to his household. Om Shanti.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 2, 2021
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed grief over the BJP chief’s dying.
In a tweet, the CM stated, “Nandu Bhaiya (as he was popularly recognized) gave his finest to the get together because the state BJP president. His mortal stays will attain his ancestral village at this time. I provide my tributes to him.”
Former Union minister and senior BJP chief Uma Bharti and state Congress chief Kamal Nath additionally condoled the dying of the parliamentarian.