BJP MP HN Ananth Kumar died at 2am while undergoing treatment at a cancer hospital in Bengaluru. Political leaders convey their heartfelt condolences
Bengaluru: Union minister for parliamentary affairs HN Ananth Kumar, who was undergoing treatment in London, came down to Bengaluru in October and was admitted at a cancer hospital. On November 12, Ananth Kumar died at 2AM following complications with respect to his cancer.
Ananth Kumar' s wife Tejaswini had earlier said that he was under artificial breather. Ananth Kumar had been in the ICU and on ventilator the last few days. Many leaders have been expressing their condolence messages.
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Extremely saddened by the passing away of my valued colleague and friend, Shri Ananth Kumar Ji. He was a remarkable leader, who entered public life at a young age and went on to serve society with utmost diligence and compassion. He will always be remembered for his good work.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 12, 2018
Tdy is a sad sad day - my brother, my friend, my mentor @AnanthKumar_BJP passes away. He was family to me - He was one of my few real friends in politics n a genuinely good human being ! I will miss him hugely 🙏🏻😢😢 #OmShanthi n Farewell my dear friend. U left too soon. 🙏🏻🙏🏻— Rajeev Chandrasekhar (@rajeev_mp) November 12, 2018
Extremely pained by the sudden demise of Union Minister and my colleague, Shri Ananth Kumar Ji. He will always be remembered for his works as parliamentarian and a political leader. My thoughts & prayers are with his family. May God render peace to the departed soul. ॐ शांति l— Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) November 12, 2018
I am grief stricken to learn about the untimely demise of our senior leader and union minister Shri Ananth Kumar ji. He served the nation and organisation with unparalleled zeal and dedication. Ananth ji worked tirelessly to strengthen the BJP in the state of Karnataka.— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) November 12, 2018
I am pained to know about the sad demise of Shri Ananth Kumar. He was like my younger brother. His death is a personal loss for me.— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) November 12, 2018
Central Minister , Bengaluru South MP , Senior leader of BJP , one of the architects of Karnataka BJPs growth Sri HN ANANTH KUMAR passed away a few hours back after illness for a few months ... Wish his departed soul an eternal peace .... Om Shanti .. 🙏🙏🙏— B L Santhosh (@santhoshbjp) November 11, 2018
Deep sense of grief on hearing that Shri @AnanthKumar_BJP is no more with us. Served @BJP4India@BJP4Karnataka all along. Bengaluru was in his head and heart, always. May God give his family the strength to bear with this loss.— Nirmala Sitharaman (@nsitharaman) November 12, 2018
Shocked , it’s unbelievable , My friend , Brother Ananthkumar is no more . pic.twitter.com/zMOYEn7gXc— Sadananda Gowda (@DVSBJP) November 12, 2018
I am under deep grief to hear about the untimely demise of my friend and union minister Shri Ananth Kumar ji. He worked tirelessly to strengthen the BJP in Karnataka and nation. May his soul rest in peace and God give strength to bear his loss to his family... pic.twitter.com/DZLuZNZsht— B.S. Yeddyurappa (@BSYBJP) November 12, 2018
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Last Updated Nov 12, 2018, 11:27 AM IST