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Haryana’s Badshahpur MLA Rakesh Daultabad dies of heart attack

The 45-year-old MLA was taken to a private hospital in Gurugram, where he died during treatment

Haryana’s Badshahpur MLA Rakesh Daultabad dies of heart attack

Rakesh Daultabad. File photo



Our Correspondent

Gurugram, May 25

Independent MLA from Badshahpur Assembly constituency, Rakesh Daulatabad, 45, died of a heart attack on Saturday, police said.

Officials said Daulatabad had a heart attack in the morning and was taken to a private hospital in Gurugram’s Palam Vihar, where he died during the treatment.

Meanwhile, Chief Secretary TVSN Prasad said the Haryana Government has decided to accord a state funeral to the Badshahpur MLA.

Daulatabad had won from the Badshahpur Assembly seat in the 2019 elections as an Independent candidate, after which he 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.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over Daulatabad's death and said his demise has created a void in state's politics.

Haryana Chief Minister Nayab Singh Saini and his predecessor Manohar Lal Khattar also expressed grief over the MLA's death.

“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.

Leader of Oppositon in Haryana Assembly and Congress leader Bhupinder Hooda also took to X and expressed grief over Daulatabad's death.

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