Union rural development minister Gopinath Munde died after he met with a road accident near Moti Bagh area in New Delhi at 6.30 am. He was rushed to AIIMS by his driver and assistant but could not be revived according to official reports from hospital officials.
His loss comes across as a huge blow, as he was one of the most prominent BJP leader from Maharashtra. He was recently given the cabinet post of Minister of Rural Development, Water and Sanitation.
Celebrities have expressed their condolences for the late union minister on twitter:
Am shocked beyond words- Apart from being a big leader for me Mundeji was my father's closest friend- an unfathomable loss-
A Moment shared - Mundeji, Pramodji & My Father pic.twitter.com/9LU9VViHUC
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) June 3, 2014
Tragic ! Gopinath Munde, a fine human being & leader has 'passed away'. The Nation mourns his loss.
Shocked and saddened by Mundeji's demise. Huge loss. Condolences to the family.
— Kirron Kher (@KirronKherBJP) June 3, 2014
Shocking to know about the demise of my friend Gopinath Munde ji, my heartfelt condolences to his family.
Condolences to Gopinathji's family. Deeply saddened to hear this news. He was a good friend & well wisher.
— ashabhosle (@ashabhosle) June 3, 2014
Shocking death of dedicated popular BJP leader from Maharashtra.. May god rest his soul in peace.. My heartfelt condolences to the family.
— satish kaushik (@satishkaushik2) June 3, 2014
The sudden demise of Mr Munde has come as a shock to every one . My condolence to the family and friends
— Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) June 3, 2014
Personally Shocked n sad .Munde ji was an inspiring gentleman I knew. He would smile n share everyone 's grief god bless his noble soul
— Subhash Ghai (@SubhashGhai1) June 3, 2014
Shocked to hear about Mundeji. Will miss his rare combination of admirable leadership skills with a down to earth yet vibrant personality.
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@mbhandarkar268) June 3, 2014
Life has its own turns - and we do not always know whats around the bend - RIP Gopinath Munde
— Ronnie Screwvala (@RonnieScrewvala) June 3, 2014
Sad. Gopinath Munde. Can't claim his friendship but he was a decent man. Readying to contest for Maharashtra's CM job.
— Pritish Nandy (@PritishNandy) June 3, 2014
Pramod Mahajan,Vilasrao Deshmukh,Balasaheb Thakre,Gopinath Munde. MRashtra politics is changing at the hands of death rather than people:-(
RIP mr munde!condolences to the family and friends!
— Manoj Bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) June 3, 2014
Terrible to hear about the untimely demise of Mr Gopinath Munde. Deepest condolences. #RIP
— Gul Panag (@GulPanag) June 3, 2014
RIP Gopinath Munde.. May God give strength to the family to cope with this tragic loss. Prayers and condolences.
— Aftab Shivdasani (@AftabShivdasani) June 3, 2014
Omg... So sad to hear about Gopinath Munde's sudden demise May god bless his soul ..
— rohit roy (@rohitroy500) June 3, 2014
Shocked to hear about sad Demise of Sensitive Human,Committed Leader Shri Gopinath Munde.Parmatma iss Ghadi me parivar Ko Shakti De, Prayers
— Kailash Kher (@Kailashkher) June 3, 2014
BJP MP from Beed and Rural Development Minister, Shree "Gopinath Munde" expires..... May his soul rest in Peace
— Arshad Warsi (@ArshadWarsi) June 3, 2014
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