Mahant Chandnath, BJP MP from Rajasthan, dead

BJP MP Mahant Chandnath breathed his last at the Apollo Hospital in Delhi on Saturday night

BJP MP Mahant Chandnath breathed his last at the Apollo Hospital in Delhi on Saturday night

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.

In 2014, he defeated incumbent Congress candidate Jitendra Singh and won the Alwar seat from Rajasthan in the parliamentary elections. "My deepest condolences", he said in his message.

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.

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