Madhya Pradesh to observe two-day mourning on account of Anil Dave's death
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced two-day state mourning on the minister's passing away.
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced two-day state mourning on the minister's passing away.
Terming it as a great loss to Indian polity, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah said Dave's contribution to Indian politics and environment conservation was incredible.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and Congress president Sonia Gandhi also condoled the minister's death.
Minister of State (MoS) (Home) Jitendra Singh told the media about the cause of his death and last rites ceremony.
"It was a cardiac arrest. He will be taken to Bhopal this evening. Thereafter, he will be taken to his ancestral place Indore where his last rites will be performed. Talks regarding the same are on with his family and his Madhya Pradesh members," Singh said. (With ANI inputs)