Bengaluru: Union minister for parliamentary affairs HN Ananth Kumar, who was undergoing treatment in London, came down to Bengaluru a few days ago and he continued to be in a critical condition, according to sources in the BJP. 

The chemicals and fertilisers minister was undergoing treatment at a cancer hospital in the city. Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Union home minister Rajnath Singh had visited Ananth Kumar in the 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.

Ananth Kumar has represented the Bengaluru south parliamentary constituency six times since 1996. Speculations are that in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, his wife Tejaswini may contest from the constituency.