Jayanagar BJP MLA Vijayakumar dies of heart attack
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Jayanagar BJP MLA Vijayakumar dies of heart attack

May 4, 2018

Bengaluru: B.N. Vijayakumar (60), a sitting BJP MLA from Jayanagar, died of a massive heart attack at a Bengaluru Hospital early this morning.

Vijayakumar, a long time BJP member, was a bachelor.

A BJP candidate from Jayanagar for the May 12 Assembly polls, Vijayakumar collapsed during a campaign rally in the Constituency late last evening, following which he was admitted to Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, where he passed away at about 1 am. He was a two-time MLA from Jayanagar, having won in 2008 and 2013.

Following Vijayakumar’s death, the Election Commission has postponed the Assembly poll for Jayanagar seat, according to sources. Vijayakumar is the fifth sitting MLA to have died in recent months.

Former Minister and Congress MLA Qamarul Islam (Kalaburagi) passed away on Sept. 18 last year and later on H.D. Kote JD(S) MLA Chikkamadu passed away in November; Farmer leader and KRRS MLA from Melukote K.S. Puttannaiah in February this year and Belur  Congress MLA Y.N. Rudresh Gowda in March.

 

3 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “Jayanagar BJP MLA Vijayakumar dies of heart attack”

  1. Prabhu says:

    A true RSS man, a very honest and hardworking human being! His untimely death is a great tragedy to his constituency and BJP . We need more and more such good politicians instead of the corrupt scamsters who show up during election doing caste based politics

    • Prakash. R says:

      RSS and honest? Nothing but propaganda! RSS workers are all communal and dishonest from top to bottom! We have one working as a PM

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