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BJP MP Chandnath passes away

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur/New Delhi 

MP from Alwar Mahant Chandnath passed away at a hospital in today.

The 61-year-old won the Alwar seat in the 2014 parliamentary elections after defeating candidate and former union minister

state spokesperson said Chandnath was suffering from and the end came at a hospital in

Prime Minister Modi expressed grief over the death of the MP.

"Saddened by the demise of LS MP from Alwar, Mahant Chand Nath ji. He will be remembered for his rich social work. My deepest condolences," the prime minister said in a tweet.

Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje also expressed condolences to the bereaved family members, saying it is an irreparable loss to to her and the entire family.

Chandnath will be remembered for his contribution for the developmental works, she said.

"I wish peace for the departed soul," Raje said in a tweet.

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First Published: Sun, September 17 2017. 09:42 IST