Congress leader dies of heart attack at counting centre in Madhya Pradesh

PTI, May 23, 2019, 5:21 PM IST

Sehore: A local Congress leader died of cardiac arrest at a counting center at Sehore in Madhya Pradesh ON Thursday.

Ratan Singh Thakur, district Congress chief, suffered a heart attack around 10 am as counting of votes for the Lok Sabha polls was underway.

He was taken to the district hospital but could not be saved, a Congress leader said. Chief Minister Kamal Nath condoled the death, saying that Thakur was an “energetic, hard-working and friendly person”.

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