Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed condolence over the demise of Karnataka minister CS Shivalli.
Modi tweeted, "My condolences to the family and supporters of Karnataka Minister Shri CS Shivalli. Shri Shivalli will be remembered for his service to Karnataka. May his soul rest in peace."
Shivalli was rushed to a private hospital in Hubballi after he collapsed while interacting with people in Dharwad district. He died of cardiac arrest.
He was a three-time MLA from Kundagol constituency in Dharwad and won his first election as an independent candidate in 1999.
Shivalli joined the Congress and subsequently lost in the 2008 elections. He won again in 2013 and 2018 as the party candidate. He was given a Cabinet berth in the latest reshuffle by the Karnataka government.
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