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MLA Gajendra Singh Shaktawat Passes Away


Rajasthan Congress MLA Gajendra Singh Shaktawat passes away after a prolonged illness. Gajendra Singh Shaktawat was one of the 18 Congress MLAs who sided with Pilot during the political crisis in Rajasthan last year. Sources in the Congress said Shaktawat, who was in his late 40s, was undergoing treatment in Delhi where he passed away.

MLA Gajendra Singh Shaktawat was undergoing treatment in Delhi for the last one and half months. He was suffering from jaundice, which had worsened, and had tested positive for Covid-19 as well. He was declared dead this morning,” said Pankaj Sharma, former spokesperson of Congress from Udaipur district.

Mla gajendra singh shaktawat passes away
MLA Gajendra Singh Shaktawat Passes Away

Sachin Pilot expressed his condolences over the passing away of Shaktawat. “I am deeply saddened by the devastating news of the passing away of my colleague and Shri Gajendra Singh Shaktawat ji. He was a humble and a kind soul, always dedicated towards the development of his constituency. My heartfelt condolences to his family,” Pilot tweeted.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said Shaktawat had been ill for a long time, and that he was in touch with the family and doctors for the last 15 days.