- Uma Shankar Chowdhary suffered a massive heart attack during the meeting
- He was rushed to Civil hospital but he collapsed
- Akhilesh Yadav said the death was a great loss to the socialist movement
As he complained of cardiac distress, he was rushed to the Civil hospital but he collapsed.
Former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and some former ministers visited the hospital as soon as they heard of Mr Chowdhary's death.
Akhilesh Yadav said the death of such a dedicated party leader was a great loss to the socialist movement.
Senior leaders Ahmad Hasan, Rajendra Chowdhary and many others condoled the sudden death of Mr Chowdhary.