Union Minister Ananth Kumar passes away
Union Minister Ananth Kumar passes away
jkupdate.com | 12-Nov-2018 09:35 AM
Union Minister Ananth Kumar passed away in Bengaluru,
NEW DELHI: Union Minister Ananth Kumar passed away in Bengaluru in the wee hours of Monday. He was 59. The senior BJP leader was not keeping well for some time and was on ventilator for the last few days.
Kumar was serving as Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers since May 2014 and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs since July 2016 in the Narendra Modi government. He represented Bengaluru South Constituency in the Lok Sabha.
PM Modi said he spoke to Kumar’s wife Dr. Tejaswini and expressed condolences.
“Ananth Kumar Ji was an able administrator, who handled many ministerial portfolios and was a great asset to the BJP organisation. He worked hard to strengthen the Party in Karnataka, particularly in Bengaluru and surrounding areas. He was always accessible to his constituents..I spoke to his wife, Dr. Tejaswini Ji and expressed condolences on the passing away of Shri Ananth Kumar Ji. My thoughts are with his entire family, friends and supporters in this hour of grief and sadness. Om Shanti,” he tweeted.
President Ram Nath Kovind also expressed grief over his demise.
Karnataka Chief Minister and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy said he has “lost a great friend in his death.”
“Deeply pained to hear about the untimely death of Union Minister and a dear friend Ananth Kumar. A value-based politician, a pro-people leader, who made a significant contribution to the country as an MP and Union Minister. I have lost a great friend. May his soul rest in peace,” he said.
BJP leaders took to Twitter to express condolences. “Absolutely shocked and pained by the demise of very senior colleague and a friend Shri Ananth Kumar ji. He was a seasoned parliamentarian who served the nation in several capacities. His passion and devotion for the welfare of people was commendable,” Home minister Rajnath Singh said.
“Deep sense of grief on hearing that Shri Ananth Kumar is no more with us. Served BJP all along. Bengaluru was in his head and heart, always. May God give his family the strength to bear with this loss,” Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tweeted
Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda tweeted “Shocked , it’s unbelievable , My friend , Brother Ananth kumar is no more.”
Tags: JKupdate News JKupdate India News Ananth Kumar Union Minister Ananth Kumar Ananth Kumar passed away Bengaluru
1 of 40
Two militants killed, three paratroopers injured in ongoing Baramulla ..
2 of 40
India’s deepest shaft cave discovered in Meghalaya
3 of 40
Militant killed in ongoing Hajin encounter
4 of 40
Soldier martyred in Pakistan ceasefire violation in JK
5 of 40
Rizwan may have died due to ‘Multiple Injuries’: Report
6 of 40
Two policemen injured in grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore
7 of 40
Police arrests Sarpanch in attempt to murder case
8 of 40
No ‘Holi’ celebrations at Raj Bhavan this Year: Governor
9 of 40
Celebration of Holi at Jammu Sanskriti School Kathua
10 of 40
Civilian injured in Pak shelling succumbs in Srinagar hospital
11 of 40
J&K teen takes home Shaurya Chakra for taking on militants
12 of 40
JRL calls for shutdown tomorrow against custodial death of Jamaat-e-Is..
13 of 40
NIA denies detaining Awantipora teacher who died in police custody
14 of 40
OGW escapes from Srinagar court, searches launched
15 of 40
Transformer burnt, Lower Salwah Village without power
16 of 40
ECI issues election notification for Baramulla, Jammu Lok Sabha seats
17 of 40
Army soldier martyred, three others injured as Pakistani army attacked..
18 of 40
Governor inaugurates 31st Police Public Mela
19 of 40
Sangeet Natak Academy’s Acting Training Workshop Concludes at SMVDU
20 of 40
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar dies at his Panaji home. He was 63
21 of 40
Governor express grief over demise of Manohar Parrikar
22 of 40
BDO Mankote cheats his people,founds absent from his office
23 of 40
The Shri Ram Universal School Celebrated a two day extravaganza of Spo..
24 of 40
Shah Faesal launches Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement
25 of 40
Poll alliance with Congress only after seat sharing agreement: Omar
26 of 40
Villagers protest, demand upgradation of High School
27 of 40
PSO of former MLC injured in accidental fire
28 of 40
Omar Will Become Chief Minister, Announces NC Chief Farooq Abdullah
29 of 40
PDP workers are 'real mujahideen': Mehbooba
30 of 40
Nurturing a child in Pre-school is nurturing the future of the nation ..
31 of 40
Man dead, daughter-son critically injured in Uri road accident
32 of 40
One killed, 4 injured in Ramban landslide
33 of 40
Baramulla man dies, two injured in Udhampur road accident
34 of 40
Kansal inaugurates rafting championship at Reasi
35 of 40
Advisor Kumar visits SMGS hospital, reviews functioning of Pediatrics ..
36 of 40
Governor lays foundation of new Durga Bhawan
37 of 40
Priya Sethi condemns Attack on Woman Special Police Officer in J-K's S..
38 of 40
Police-public meet held at Mendhar
39 of 40
Governor strongly condemns New Zealand mosque shootings
40 of 40
Kulgam Gunfight: No militant body found yet, Searches on