Tributes pour in for Union Minister Ananth Kumar
The 59-year-old died due to multiorgan failure at Sankara Hospital in Bengaluru. He was undergoing treatment for cancer.
New Delhi: Union Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader, on Monday, breathed his last. The 59-year-old died due to multiorgan failure at Sankara Hospital in Bengaluru. He was undergoing treatment for cancer.
The news of his sudden demise has created a saddened environment in the political spectrum.
President, Prime Minister and politicians deeply condoled his death and expressed their grief. Taking to micro-blogging sites, President posted, "
Calling him an "asset" to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Modi said Kumar will always be remembered for his good work. Modi tweeted:
Congress President Rahul Gandhi took to twitter and posted:
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath termed Kumar's death "a great loss" for both the Union Government and the BJP.
Vice President termed kumar's death as a personal loss.
Here are the tweets of other political leaders:
The body of Kumar would be kept at the National College Ground, which falls in his Bangalore South Lok Sabha constituency.
Kumar was survived by his wife Tejaswini and two daughters.