Madan Lal Saini, the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Rajasthan, passed away on the 24th of June.
Madan Lal Saini, 75 years old, died around 7:09 P.M., at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) Hospital in Delhi.
A source from the AIIMS said, “He was later shifted to the ICU after his condition further deteriorated. He passed away today around 7:09 P.M.”
Mr. Saini was suffering from a lung infection and on the 22nd of June, was admitted to a private hospital in Jaipur. When his condition started worsening, he was immediately shifted to the AIIMS Hospital, Delhi.
The news of his demise broke out on the evening of the 24th of June.
Madan Lal Saini was appointed as the President of the BJP in 2018. He also served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) and a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh volunteer.
On the 25th of June, the body of Mr. Saini will be kept at the Party office in Jaipur from 7:30 A.M., to 10:00 A.M., so people can pay their last respects.
The last rites will be performed at 3:00 P.M., on the 25th of June in Sikar, Rajasthan.
Ashok Gehlot, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other political leaders took to Twitter and shared their condolences to Saini’s family.
Homage to an inspiring and dedicated leader Shri. Madanlal Saini ji. An irreparable loss to party and the nation. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members, May God give peace to departed soul and strength to his family 🙏. @BJP4India @BJP4Rajasthan #MadanLalSaini pic.twitter.com/8zMm83UxTE
— Amar Sable (@sable_amar) June 25, 2019
Shocked and saddened at the sudden demise of Rajya Sabha MP and president of Bharatiya Janata Party’s Rajasthan state unit, Shri #MadanLalSaini Ji. I extend my heartfelt condolences to his family and may his soul rest in peace.
— Sanjay Tandon 🇮🇳 (@SanjayTandonBJP) June 24, 2019
Saddened to know of the demise of Sri Madan Lal Saini @MPMadanSaini , President of Rajasthan state unit of BJP and my colleague in Rajya Sabha. May his soul rest in peace. #MadanLalSaini @BJPRajasthan @MadanlalSaniBJP pic.twitter.com/1kJB6H7htk
— YS Chowdary (@yschowdary) June 24, 2019
यहाँ जयपुर स्थित भाजपा कार्यालय पहुंचकर राज्यसभा सांसद एवं प्रदेशाध्यक्ष स्व. श्री मदन लाल सैनी जी की पार्थिव देह पर पुष्पचक्र अर्पित कर श्रद्धांजलि दी और दिवंगत आत्मा की शांति के लिए प्रार्थना की। pic.twitter.com/gX6vfqLxRc
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) June 25, 2019
The passing away of Shri Madanlal Saini Ji is a major loss for the BJP family. He contributed to strengthening the Party in Rajasthan. He was widely respected for his congenial nature and community service efforts. My thoughts are with his family and supporters. Om Shanti.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 24, 2019
An obituary for Saini will be read out in the Rajya Sabha on the 25th of June, before the session is adjourned for the day.
The BJP also cancelled their Party meeting, scheduled to be held on the 25th of June at 9:30 A.M.
Stay tuned for further updates.