Bengaluru: BJP MLA R.Jagadish Kumar representing Hebbal Assembly Constituency passed away due to a cardiac arrest on Monday at a private Hospital in Bengaluru on Monday, November 23. He was 57.
According to sources, Jagadish felt uneasy while participating in the legislature session. He was immediately rushed to a private hospital.
He had earlier attended the BJP’s protest rally, besides actively taking part in the legislature session on Monday.
Kumar, who holds a B.E. degree in electronics, was an expert in land-related issues, especially the affairs of Bengaluru Development Authority and Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board.
He was a trusted lieutenant of former Minister Katta Subramanya Naidu, had been given ticket by the BJP to contest the 2013 Assembly elections, after Naidu was not considered following cases of irregularities related to the KIADB.