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Karnataka BJP MLA Vijay Kumar dies due to cardiac arrest

B.N. Vijay Kumar, BJP candidate for Jayanagar Constituency, on a door to door campaign at Jayanagar T Block in Bengaluru in April 2018.   | Photo Credit: Bhagya Prakash K

Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Jayanagar, B. N. Vijay Kumar, died here at early hours on Friday due to cardiac arrest. He was 60.

Kumar, who was seeking re-election, collapsed during his election campaign on Thursday evening. Following this, he had been rushed to the Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology where he died at 1 a.m. on the following day.

A two-time MLA from Jayanagar, Mr. Vijay Kumar, was a bachelor. He was a civil engineering graduate. He was known for his simplicity and mild manners.

According to party sources, his last rites will be performed this evening.


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