The Union Cabinet today passed a condolence resolution and observed a two-minute silence in the memory of Environment Minister Anil Dave, who died this morning.
"Anil Madhav Dave left a will in 2012 in which he said that his body should be cremated on the banks of river Narmada," an official source said quoting his will.
"If people have love and respect for him, no memorial should be erected anywhere in his name, rather they should plant a tree," the source quoted the will.
A senior doctor at the AIIMS, where Dave was rushed to after he complained of uneasiness, said the minister suffered a cardiac arrest and all efforts resuscitate him were made.
Dave was declared dead around 9.45 AM, he said.