Madhya Pradesh BJP MP Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan passes away

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh, Nandkumar Singh Chauhan passed away on Tuesday morning. He was 69.

He had tested positive for COVID-19 on January 11 and was under treatment at a hospital in Delhi-NCR. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of the BJP leader. “Saddened by the demise of Lok Sabha MP from Khandwa Shri Nandkumar Singh Chauhan Ji. He will be remembered for his contributions to Parliamentary proceedings, organisational skills and efforts to strengthen the BJP across Madhya Pradesh. Condolences to his family. Om Shanti,” Modi tweeted.

According to the sources, the leader’s last rites will be performed at Shahpur on Wednesday.

Nandkumar Singh began his political career in 1978 from the Shahpur Municipal Council and was later elected as member of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly.