BJP MLA B N Vijaykumar Dies While Campaigning For Elections in Bengaluru
A candidate for the May 12 assembly polls, 59-year-old BN Vijaykumar collapsed during an election campaign in Jayanagar constituency in the city
BN Vijaykumars passed away suddenly after suffering a heart attack | Source: Facebook )
Bengaluru: Sitting BJP MLA B N Vijaykumar died of a massive heart attack at a hospital in Bengaluru in the early hours of Friday, the party said.
A candidate for the May 12 assembly polls, Vijaykumar collapsed during an election campaign in Jayanagar constituency in the city and was shifted to government-run Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, where efforts to resuscitate him failed, state BJP join spokesman S Prakash told PTI.
Several leaders including Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah and BJP party president Amit Shah tweeted expressing their condolence over the leader's death.
Pained to know about the demise of Shri B N Vijaykumar ji, our candidate from Jayanagar, Bengaluru. My deepest condolences to his family & followers in this hour of grief. He had been a dedicated karyakarta & two term MLA who was loved & admired by all. Om Shanti Shanti Shanti pic.twitter.com/S6BDyoJrAn
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) May 4, 2018
Jayanagara MLA Shri B N Vijaya Kumar has died suddenly apparently due to cardiac arrest. I express my condolences to his family & loved ones. Shri Vijaya Kumar was a sincere & hard working political leaders May his soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/Q7D8lERleZ
— Siddaramaiah (@siddaramaiah) May 4, 2018
Vijaykumar, aged 59, was a two-time MLA from Jayanagar.
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