Maharashtra BJP MLA Govind Rathod dies of heart attack

Written by PTI | Mumbai | Updated: Oct 27 2014, 17:17pm hrs
Newly elected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Mukhed in Nanded district Govind Rathod died here following a heart attack.

Rathod was on his way to Mumbai by Devgiri Express when he was taken ill last night, party sources said.

With Rathod's passing away, the strength of BJP in the 13th Assembly is 121.

BJP is in the process of forming the next Maharashtra government and is talking to the Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena and Sharad Pawar's NCP over a possible alliance.