Union Minister passed away at 60

Thu May 18 2017 12:25:31 GMT+0530 (IST)

Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave (60) breathed his last in the wee hours of Thursday.

As per Media Reports, Anil Madhav Dave complained of uneasiness this morning. He was immediately rushed to New Delhi's AIIMS where he passed away while undergoing treatment.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed shock over the sudden demise of his cabinet colleague. He described Anil Madhav Dave as a devoted public servant who is passionate about conservation of environment. 'I was with Anil Madhav Dave ji till late last evening, discussing key policy issues. This demise is a personal loss,' he further added.

Anil Madhav Dave had a long association with RSS. He was a Rajya Sabha MP from Madhya Pradesh and also served as Members of several committees in Parliament. He was elevated to Union Minister post during the cabinet expansion last year.