BHOPAL: The BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh misplaced its first sitting parliamentarian because of COVID-19 associated issues, as six-time BJP Lok Sabha member and former state social gathering president Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan handed away on Monday late evening.
Popularly often called ‘Nandu Bhaiya’, 68-year-old Chauhan was the sitting MP from Khandwa-Burhanpur seat of MP’s Malwa-Nimar area. He died at Medanta Hospital in Delhi-NCR after battling for all times on ventilator assist for round a month.
He was airlifted to Delhi after his situation worsened whereas beneath remedy in Bhopal on February 5.
Saddened by the demise of Lok Sabha MP from Khandwa Shri Nandkumar Singh Chauhan Ji. He shall 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
A BJP veteran, Chauhan had gained from his native Khandwa-Burhanpur seat within the parliament’s decrease home six instances between 1996 and 2019, besides in 2009 when he misplaced to Congress’s Arun Yadav.
He additionally served as MP BJP president as soon as in addition to the state BJP common secretary six instances.
Expressing grief at Chauhan’s dying, PM Narendra Modi tweeted, “Saddened by the demise of Lok Sabha MP from Khandwa Shri Nandkumar Singh Chauhan Ji. He shall 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.”
Mourning the parliamentarian’s dying, state chief minister CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan described the tragedy as a private loss. “In Nandu Bhaiya, the individuals have misplaced their sevak, the state its chief, the social gathering an ready organiser and I’ve misplaced a brother. He was a bridge between social gathering’s older and younger era, as he groomed beneath tall leaders like Kushabhau Thakre, Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia and Sunderlal Patwa.”
आदरणीय नंदू भैया लोकप्रिय जननेता, कुशल संगठक, सफल प्रशासक थे। जनता दिलोजान से उन्हें प्यार करती थी। हमने प्रयास बहुत किये, लेकिन हम उन्हें बचा नहीं सके।
आज उनका पार्थिव शरीर पहले हम भोपाल लायेंगे और बाद में उनके गांव शाहपुर ले जाया जायेगा, जहां उनका अंतिम संस्कार होगा। pic.twitter.com/Guu6jXYRR5
— Shivraj Singh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) March 2, 2021
Former MP CM and present state Congress president Kamal Nath and BJP Rajya Sabha member Jyotiraditya Scindia additionally condoled Chauhan’s demise.