New Delhi: Gopinath Munde succumbed to road accident in Delhi.Mr. Munde was a Senior BJP leader sworn in as Union Minister for Rural Development .Yesterday he had series of press meet and during the moth hour around 6.20 A.M while he was on his way to Delhi airport met with an accident in Moti Bagh and not being injured nor being hit to his person , got collapsed in shock,sources said .
Gopinath Munde succumbed to road accident in Delhi
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, who had rushed to the hospital, said Mr Munde, who was diabetic, had died of a heart attack.Former BJP president and union minister Nitin Gadkari said at the hospital that after a post mortem this morning, Mr Munde’s body will be taken to the BJP office at 11 Ashoka Road for tributes.He said Mr Munde’s last rites would be performed in Parli village in Beed district of Maharashtra.Mr Munde, who was sworn in as a cabinet minister last week in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Cabinet, was scheduled to have an early morning flight to Mumbai to address a series of public meetings in Beed, his Lok Sabha constituency.
Mr Munde’s car was hit by another vehicle, an Indica, at an intersection between Prithviraj Road and Aurobindo Road in Delhi.Mr Munde, who reportedly suffered minor injuries, was in major shock when he was rushed to the hospital.The driver of the Indica has been detained at the Tughlaq Road police station.Mr Munde’s driver and personal assistant were in the front and were unhurt. They rushed him to the trauma center at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.”There was no spontaneous breathing and no cardiac activity when he was brought to the hospital,” a doctor said.Cardiac Arrest:For almost an hour, the doctors tried to revive the minister. He was declared dead at 7.20 am