Last rites of MLA Kalukheda performed

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 14 Sep 2017 10:06:01

Staff Reporter,

The last rites of former minister and Congress MLA from Mungawali (Ashok Nagar) Mahendra Singh Kalukheda were performed at his native village Kalukheda in Jabra of Ratlam district on Wednesday. Battery of senior Congress leaders and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan attended the funeral of Mahendra Singh Kalukheda.

Congress Spokesperson Pankaj Chaturvedi informed that last rites of Mahendra Singh Kalukheda were performed in Kalukheda village which is 20 km away from Jabra. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, former Chief Minister Digvijay Singh, State Congress President Arun Yadav, Leader of Opposition Ajay Singh etc attended the funeral of Mahendra Singh Kalukheda.

Notably, Mahendra Singh Kalukheda passed away in a private hospital in Gurgaon on September 11. Kalukheda was suffering from heart disease. He was very close to Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia and had remained Congress voice in Assembly for over the years. He was MLA for six times.

Earlier, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan reached Kalukheda village of Ratlam by chopper at 10 am. He then went to Kalukheda Gadi and laid wreath on the body of Mahendra Singh Kalukheda. Large number of politicians also attended the last rites of Mahendra Singh Kalukheda. They include MLA Mandsaur Yashpal Singh Sisodia, MLA Chetanya Kasyap, Jabra MLA Rajendra Pandey, Karera MLA Shakuntala Khatiq, Dabra MLA Imarti Devi, ex-MLA Rajendra Bharti, Tulsi Silawat, Ratlam Mayor Doctor Sunita Yarde, Ujjain Commissioner MB Ojha, ADGP V Madhukumar, Ratlam Collector Tanvi Sundriyal etc.