Union Minister Gopinath Munde dies in road accident
June 3, 2014 - New Delhi
The Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Gopinath Munde on Tuesday died in a road accident.
The road accident occurred at Motibagh. The accident occurred at 6.30 am while he was on way to Indira Gandhi International Airport to take a flight to Mumbai. Severally injured Munde was rushed at Safdargang hospital and was immediately moved to AIIMS trauma centre. He died while he was on treatment at 8 am.
BJP leader Nitin Gadkari expressing deep sorrow said that the final rites will be conducted on Wednesday. The dead body will be kept at BJP headquarters at 12.30pm. At 1.30pm the dead body will be rushed to his native Parle village.
He was elected from Beed constituency from Maharashtra. He was elected as MLA for five times. It may recalled here that Pramod Mahajan who is a close relative of Munde also died earlier.