Sudden Demise of Independent MLA Rakesh Daulatabad Shocks Haryana

Independent MLA Rakesh Daulatabad, aged 45, from Badshahpur assembly constituency, died of a heart attack on Saturday morning. Despite immediate medical attention at Manipal Hospital in Palam Vihar, he could not be saved. His passing has been lamented by political leaders and has left a significant void in Haryana's political landscape.

PTI | Gurugram | Updated: 25-05-2024 15:41 IST | Created: 25-05-2024 15:41 IST
Sudden Demise of Independent MLA Rakesh Daulatabad Shocks Haryana
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Independent MLA Rakesh Daulatabad from the Badshahpur assembly constituency died of a heart attack on Saturday morning, police said. The 45-year-old MLA suffered a heart attack in the morning and was taken to a private hospital, the police said. He died during treatment at Manipal Hospital in Palam Vihar here, they said.

Daulatabad had won the Badshahpur seat in the 2019 assembly elections as an independent candidate and later supported the BJP government.

The family members of the deceased MLA could not be contacted. Deputy Commissioner of Police (West) Karan Goel confirmed the family has received information about the MLA's death.

Haryana Chief Minister Nayab Singh Saini and his predecessor Manohar Lal Khattar have expressed grief over Daulatabad's death and said his demise has created a void in state's politics.

''I am saddened and shocked by the sudden demise of Badshahpur MLA,'' Saini posted on X.

The chief minister said Daulatabad's sudden death has created a void in the state's politics.

Former CM Khattar also expressed grief over Daulatabad's death. ''I am shocked and saddened by the news of the sudden demise of Shri Rakesh Daulatabad, MLA from Badshahpur Assembly,'' he posted on X.

Khattar said the Haryana Assembly has lost a young and energetic member and that Daulatabad will always be missed in the state's politics.

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