Rajasthan BJP unit chief Madan Lal Saini died at New Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday, a party spokesperson said. He was 75.
Saini who was also a Rajya Sabha member, was appointed the chief of the Rajasthan unit of the BJP in June last year afte the party had been headless for almost three months.
Rajasthan chief minister Asjok Gehlot expressed shock at his death.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot tweets, “Shocked and saddened to hear about the passing away of Madan Lal Saini ji, President of BJP Rajasthan. My thoughts and prayers are with his family members. May God give them strength to bear this loss. May his soul rest in peace.” pic.twitter.com/KZwpcV0c2f
— ANI (@ANI) June 24, 2019
BJP’s working president J P Nadda described Saini’s death as an “irreparable loss”.
“I am shocked by the death of Madan Lal Saini in the Rajya Sabha. This is irreparable damage to the Bharatiya Janata Party family. Madan Lal Saini offered his whole life in the service of society. God bless his virtuous soul.,” he tweeted.
First Published: Jun 24, 2019 20:20 IST