SP leader Uma Shankar suffers heart attack during party meeting; dies
Lucknow: Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Uma Shankar Chaudhary suffered a major heart attack at a meeting chaired by party chief Akhilesh Yadav at the party office here.
He was immediately rushed to the Civil Hospital in the Hazratganj locality where he was declared dead.
Former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and some former ministers visited the hospital as soon as they heard of Uma Shankar Chaudhary's death.
Akhilesh Yadav said the death of such a dedicated party leader was a great loss to the socialist movement.
Senior leaders Ahmad Hasan, Rajendra Chowdhary and many others condoled the sudden demise of Chowdhary.