Congress leader Gurudas Kamat had died with a heart attack:
NEW DELHI: Former Union Minister and Senior Congress Leader Gurudas Kamat died of a heart attack on Wednesday.
Hours before his sudden demise, the senior Congress leader had tweeted Eid wishes from his handle on the social media website.
“EidMubarak to all my friends celebrating #EidAlAdha May Happy Easter, Happy Easter,” he had tweeted on Wednesday.
Kamat died of heart attack at a private hospital in Delhi. He was 63.
Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary.
General Secretary In-charge of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu and a member of the Congress Working Committee.
Several Congress leaders took to Twitter to condole his death.
Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot tweeted: “Shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the sudden demise of Senior Congress leader Sh. Gurudas Kamat ji., His passing away is an irreparable loss for us. May their soul Rest in peace. ”
Randeep Singh Surjewala:
Congress spokesman Randeep Singh Surjewala tweeted: “Shocked and deeply anguished to learn about the sudden demise of Senior Congress Leader Sh Gurudas Kamat Ji, My deepest condolences to his family, friends, and followers. pray for the departed soul. ”
Gurudas Kamat political life:
Gurudas Kamat served as a Member of Parliament representing the Mumbai North West Constituency of Maharashtra from 2009-2014.
He was the Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology from 2009 with an additional charge of Minister of Home Affairs in 2011.
An advocate by profession, Gurudas Kamat began his career as a Student Activist in the year 1972. He joined the National Students Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of the Congress party while he was studying at RA Podar College of Commerce & Economics, Matunga. He was appointed President of the Mumbai Unit of the National Students Union of India in 1976.