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Rajasthan BJP Chief Madan Lal Saini Passes Away at 75

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief and said Saini’s death was a major loss to the BJP.

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Rajasthan BJP Chief Madan Lal Saini.
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Rajasthan BJP President and Rajya Sabha MP Madan Lal Saini passed away on Monday, 24 June, while undergoing treatment at AIIMS in Delhi. He was 75 years old.

Saini was diagnosed with infection in lungs and was admitted at a private hospital in Jaipur. On 22 June, he was shifted to Delhi owing to his deteriorating health conditions and was being treated under the Hematology Department at AIIMS.

"He was later shifted to the ICU after his condition further deteriorated. He passed away today around 7:09 pm," a source at AIIMS said.

Saini was appointed BJP state president for Rajasthan in 2018. He was a former MLA and RSS volunteer who held various posts in the Bhartiya Kisan Morcha as well.

‘Major Loss for the BJP Family’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief and said Saini's death was a major loss for the BJP.

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu also condoled the death saying, "Saddened by the sudden demise of Shri Madan Lal Saini, Member of Rajya Sabha. In his extensive public life as an MP, MLA and State BJP President in Rajasthan, he served with distinction. My profound condolences to bereaved family members and followers. May his soul rest in peace."

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot also expressed grief over Saini's demise and said, "Shocked and saddened to hear about the passing away of Sh. Madan Lal Saini ji, President of BJP #Rajasthan. My thoughts and prayers are with his family members. May God give them strength to bear this loss. May his soul rest in peace."

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