Minister of state for railways, Suresh Angadi, died due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Wednesday. He was 65.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined a host of political leaders and Union ministers in paying tributes to Angadi.
“Shri Suresh Angadi was an exceptional Karyakarta, who worked hard to make the Party strong in Karnataka. He was a dedicated MP and effective Minister, admired across the spectrum. His demise is saddening. My thoughts are with his family and friends in this sad hour. Om Shanti,” he said on Twitter.