BJP MLA Devendra Pratap Singh died on Monday morning following a cardiac arrest. He was 55.
The MLA from Amapur was rushed to a district hospital, where doctors declared him dead, family sources said.
“Singh was brought to the hospital around 7 am and he was pronounced dead,” Chief Medical Superintendent of the hospital Dr Rajesh Agarwal said.
Singh, a resident of Hajipur village under Amapur police station, was a three-term MLA.
He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.
On information about Singh’s death, a large number of BJP leaders and workers, including local BJP MLA Vipin Verma David and Marhara MLA Virendra Lodhi, rushed to the hospital.
BJP party workers and relatives have alleged that a government ambulance was not provided for taking the MLA’s body to his village.They said the family had to arrange a private ambulance.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed profound grief over the demise of the Amapur MLA.
In a surprise wait case Rajkumar Agarwal, a BJP legislator from Sandila Assembly constituency in Hardoi district,
Who lost his son to Covid-19, is still waiting for an FIR to be registered against a private hospital in state capital Lucknow for medical negligence.
The waiting period has crossed 30 days as on date., complaints Ruling party MLA Rajkumar Agarwal’s relatives sources
Rajkumar Agarwal has said he wrote to the Kakori police station on April 26, seeking action against the hospital authorities whose negligence he blamed for the death of his 36-year-old son.
His son Ashish Agarwal was admitted to the Atharv Multispeciality Hospital and Research Centre on IIM Road, in the Kakori police station area of Lucknow, on April 22 and succumbed around 1pm on April 26.
While the police said they have forwarded his complaint to Lucknow’s Chief Medical Officer Sanjay Bhatnagar for further action, the Chief Minister’s Office said an inquiry is already underway into the incident.