Chhattisgarh Assembly deputy Speaker Manoj Singh dies of heart attack | India News

KANKER: Chhattisgarh Assembly deputy Speaker and ruling Congress MLA Manoj Singh Mandavi passed away following a heart attack on Sunday, party leaders said.
Mandavi, 58, was taken to a hospital in neighbouring Dhamtari town after he suffered a heart attack where he died in the morning, state Congress communication wing head Sushil Anand Shukla said.
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel condoleds the sudden demise of three-time Congress MLA Mandavi and called it an “irreparable loss.”
छत्तीसगढ़ विधानसभा के उपाध्यक्ष, वरिष्ठ आदिवासी नेता, भानुप्रतापपुर विधायक श्री मनोज सिंह मंडावी जी के आकस्मिक निधन…— Bhupesh Baghel (@bhupeshbaghel) 1665892122000
Mandavi, who represented Bhanupratappur constituency in Kanker district, was at his native village Nathia Nawagaon in Charama area of the district on Saturday night.
After he complained of uneasiness, he was taken to a hospital in Charama where doctors attended to him, Shukla said.
Mandavi was then shifted to a hospital in neighbouring Dhamtari town where he died, the Congress leader said.
The three-time MLA and a prominent tribal face of the party in Bastar region, Mandavi had served as the minister of state for home and prisons during the Ajit Jogi-led Congress government in the state between 2000 and 2003.
The last rites of Mandavi will be performed in Nathiya Nawagaon in Kanker.

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