BJP Leader Kailash Sarang Passes Away, PM Modi Offers Condolences

Kailash Sarang was the father of former minister and Narela MLA Vishwas Sarang.

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Senior BJP leader from Madhya Pradesh Kailash Sarang.
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Senior BJP leader from Madhya Pradesh Kailash Sarang died in a hospital in Mumbai on Saturday, 14 November. Kailash Sarang had been ill for several days. Kailash Sarang was the father of former minister and Narela MLA Vishvas Sarang.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he was anguished by Sarang’s demise and offered his condolences to the grieving family.

Kailash Sarang worked closely with late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Bajpai and strengthened the foundation of the Jana Sangh in Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Sarang's mortal remains will be brought from Mumbai to Bhopal at 9 am on 15 November and will be laid to final rest at 4 pm with full state honours.

Pro-tem speaker of MP, Rameshwar Sharma, expressed grief over the death of Sarang.

Sarang’s health had worsened in September. After this, he was admitted to Bansal Hospital in Bhopal. When there was no improvement in his health, he was taken by air ambulance to Mumbai in the first week of November.

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