BJP's Kailash Sarang Dies At 85, PM Modi Calls Him "Compassionate" Leader

Kailash Sarang, who was suffering from age-related ailments, had been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai 12 days ago, sources said.

BJP's Kailash Sarang Dies At 85, PM Modi Calls Him 'Compassionate' Leader

Kailash Sarang was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai 12 days ago.

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Senior Madhya Pradesh BJP leader Kailash Sarang died today at a hospital in Mumbai, Maharashtra, family sources said. He was 85.

Kailash Sarang, who was suffering from age-related ailments, was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai 12 days ago, sources told news agency PTI.

He is survived by two sons and three daughters. His son Vishwas Sarang is a minister in the Madhya Pradesh government.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled his death and said he will be remembered as a compassionate and hardworking leader.

"Kailash Sarang Ji made stupendous efforts to strengthen the BJP across Madhya Pradesh. He will be remembered as a compassionate and hardworking leader, committed to MP's progress," PM Modi tweeted.

"Anguished by his demise. Condolences to his family and well-wishers. Om Shanti," he said.