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Congress leader Ratan Singh Thakur dies of heart attack at Madhya Pradesh counting centre

Sehore, PTI | Updated : 23 May 2019, 05:23 PM
Ratan Singh Tahkur was taken to the district hospital but could not be saved, a Congress leader said. (Photo: Facebook)
Ratan Singh Tahkur was taken to the district hospital but could not be saved, a Congress leader said. (Photo: Facebook)

A local Congress leader died of cardiac arrest at a counting center at Sehore in Madhya Pradesh Thursday. Ratan Singh Thakur, district Congress chief, suffered a heart attack around 10 am as counting of votes for the Lok Sabha polls was underway.

He was taken to the district hospital but could not be saved, a Congress leader said.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath condoled the death, saying that Ratan Singh Thakur was an “energetic, hard-working and friendly person”.

Former chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also paid tributes to Ratan Singh Thakur.

First Published: Thursday, May 23, 2019 05:14 PM
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