Congress legislator from Karnataka’s Surapur passes away

The Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Congress President Mallikarjuna Kharge have condoled the death of their party colleague.

Updated - February 25, 2024 04:53 pm IST

Published - February 25, 2024 03:41 pm IST - Bengaluru

Karnataka Yadgir 06-04-2023  Congress candidate for assembly election Raja Venkatappa Naik

Karnataka Yadgir 06-04-2023  Congress candidate for assembly election Raja Venkatappa Naik | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Congress legislator representing Surapur Raja Venkatappa Naik (66) passed away on February 25. Mr. Naik who was ailing had been admitted to a private hospital where he passed away on Sunday afternoon.

The Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Congress President Mallikarjuna Kharge have condoled the death of their party colleague.

Nayak won in 1994, 1999 and 2013. In 1994, Nayak contested elections from Karnataka Congress Party (KCP) against Shivanna Mangihal of Janata Dal.

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