Lok Sabha MP from Alwar and head of Rohtak's Baba Mastnath Math, Chand Nath Yogi passed away here on Sunday.
"Saddened by the demise of Lok Sabha MP from Alwar, Mahant Chand Nath ji".
An Apollo Hospital source said, "He was admitted on September 13 and died today at 12.40 am".
"He was battling an aggressive thyroid cancer for the last two-and-a-half years".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the death of the MP.
"We had conducted tracheostomy". Yesterday, he was doing fine during the daytime, but his condition deteriorated at night and he suffered a cardiac arrest.
Adityanath he said that Chandnath will be remembered for his rich social work.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje also expressed condolences to the bereaved family members and said it was an irreparable loss to her and the entire BJP family. Chandnath will be remembered for his contribution for the developmental works, she said. His funeral services would be held today.