1. Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave dead at 60; PM Narendra Modi, others offer condolences; here are the reactions on Twitter

Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave dead at 60; PM Narendra Modi, others offer condolences; here are the reactions on Twitter

Anil Madhav Dave passed away today at the age of 60 early in the morning - he was a member of the Rajya Sabha since 2009. Dave was at home this morning but was rushed to AIIMS after complaining of uneasiness. He passed away at the hospital.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: May 18, 2017 10:53 AM
Anil Madhav Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave passed away today at the age of 60 early in the morning. (Source: Indian Express)

Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave passed away today at the age of 60 early in the morning – he was a member of the Rajya Sabha since 2009. Dave was at home this morning but was rushed to AIIMS after complaining of uneasiness. He passed away at the hospital. PM Narendra Modi has expressed his “shock” at the sudden demise of his ‘friend and respected colleague’ and called Dave’s demise a ‘personal loss’.   PM Modi said he was with Dave till late last night, discussing key policy issues. Minister Dave will be remembered as a devoted public servant. His focus on protecting the environment was unparalleled. Check out the Twitter reaction here:

(Further details awaited)

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