Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde passed away this morning after meeting with an accident while he was on his way to the Indira Gandhi International Airport. He was scheduled to take a flight to Mumbai.
Report said that the accident happened at around 6:30 am. It is being said a vehicle rammed into his car near Moti Bagh area.
Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said that there are reports that Munde suffered a heart attack after the accident that lead to his death but the party is waiting for the post-mortem to know the exact cause of his death.
He was first admitted to the Safdarjung Hospital then shifted to the AIIMS trauma centre where he was declared dead. He will be cremated on Wednesday.