In Madhya Pradesh, former Chief Minister of the state Babulal Gaur died in Bhopal today morning. The 89-year-old was admitted to the hospital on 7th of August in a critical condition after his blood pressure dropped.
Babulal Gaur served as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh from August 2004 to November 2005 and represented Govindpura Assembly seat for 10 times.
Born on 2nd June 1930, the Bharatiya Janata Party leader was credited with expanding party's foothold in Madhya Pradesh. Babulal Gaur retired from electoral politics in 2018 citing old age.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the demise of the veteran leader. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, the Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister served people for decades.
The Prime Minister said, from Jana Sangh days, Babulal Gaur worked constantly to strengthen the party. He said, as Minister and Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Babulal Gaur undertook several efforts to transform the state. (AIR NEWS)