Rudraprayag, June 12: Former Madhya Pradesh minister and Indian National Congress leader Shivnarayan Meena passed away on Wednesday. The former minister died of a heart attack in Rudraprayag, while he was on his way to Kedarnath Temple. His body has been brought back to Madhya Pradesh's Chachoda and his last rites will be performed on Thursday.
He was one of the close aides of former Madhya Pradesh CM Digvijaya Singh. The four times MLA was also state minister two times. BJP leader and Former CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Condoled his death and said, "Received the sad news of the demise of former Congress MLA Shivnarayan Meena. I pray for the peace of the departed soul and the power to his family to endure this thunderclap. Humble Tribute!"
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पूर्व मंत्री और चांचौड़ा से कांग्रेस के पूर्व विधायक शिवनारायण मीना के निधन का दुःखद समाचार मिला। ईश्वर से दिवंगत आत्मा की शांति और परिजनों को यह वज्रपात सहन करने की शक्ति देने की प्रार्थना करता हूँ। विनम्र श्रद्धांजलि!
— Shivraj Singh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) June 12, 2019
Congress leader Jaivardhan Singh also condoled his death and said Meena was like a family member to him. "Former minister and former legislator of Chachoda region Ma. Shri Shivnarayan Meenaji passed away due to a cardiac arrest in Rudra Prayag. Shivnarayan Ji was an important member of my family as well as a pioneer," he said.