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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

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Updated:May 4, 2018, 11:50 AM IST
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BJP MLA B N Vijaykumar Dies While Campaigning For Elections in Bengaluru
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.

Vijaykumar, aged 59, was a two-time MLA from Jayanagar.

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