The working president of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee R Dhruvanarayana passed away early this morning after suffering from sudden chest pain. He was 61.
Karnataka Congress working president and former MP R Dhruvanarayana passed away on Saturday morning at the age of 61. He complained of sudden chest pain and was brought to the DRMS Hospital in Mysuru around 6:40 am by his driver for a check-up. However, he did not survive, a doctor at the hospital informed the press and reporters.
“R Dhruvanarayana passed away. He suffered chest pain and his driver picked him up at 6:40 am. But he didn’t survive,” Dr Manjunath told the news agency ANI.
Further details around this miss-happening are still awaited. Many Congress leaders took to social media to express their condolences with the supporters and family members of the departed soul. Condolences are pouring in from all the factions of the Congress party on this sudden demise of a prominent leader. The political winds are blowing hard in the state and a loss at such a time is even more significant.
“Shocked and saddened beyond words. My heart breaks at the loss of a leader like R Dhruvanarayana ji, Former MP and KPCC Working President. May his soul find peace. My support and prayers are with his family, friends, and all workers,” Srinivas BV, National President of the Indian Youth Congress, said during offering his condolences.
“Saddened to hear about the demise of Shri R. Dhruvanarayana ji, Former MP and KPCC Working President. Heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and well wishers,” Krishna Allavaru, the Joint Secretary of the All India Congress Committee, tweeted.
“Saddened by the sudden demise of former MP, Shri R Dhruvanarayan.A hard-working & humble grassroots leader, he was a champion of social justice who rose through the ranks of NSUI & Youth Congress. His passing is a huge loss to the Congress party. My condolences to his family.” Tweeted Congress leader and MP Shri Rahul Gandhi.
“Deeply anguished & pained by the passing away of R Dhruvanarayana. He was not just a grassroots political, but the finest human being. His demise is not just the loss for INC, but a huge personal loss for me as well. My thoughts are with his family and followers.” Tweeted Congress president Shri Mallikarjun Kharge.
“I am shocked by the unfortunate & untimely demise of Congress leader, former MP & my dear friend Shri R Dhruvanarayan.
My deepest condolences to his family members and well wishers.” Tweeted former CM Shri Siddaramaiah.
Panchayiti pays condolence to the departed soul, may his family and friends find strength in this hour of grief.