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Gopinath Munde dies after road accident in Delhi

LiveMint logoLiveMint 03-06-2014 Liz Mathew

New Delhi: Rural development minister Gopinath Munde died on Tuesday after a head-on road collision in New Delhi, said Union transport minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari.

Munde, who met with an accident around 6:30am, died in AIIMS hospital in New Delhi. He had a cardiac arrest after the accident. The former deputy chief minister of Maharashtra died around 8am, said Gadkari.

Munde’s cavalcade was on its way to the Delhi airport. He was scheduled to attend victory rallies in Beed, Maharashtra.

Munde will be laid to rest with state honours, Gadkari said.

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