Union environment minister Anil Madhav Dave passes away

anil-daveUnion environment minister Anil Madhav Dave passed away this morning. He was 60.

Anil complained of uneasiness at his home this morning and was rushed to AIIMS where he passed away.

Prime minister Narendra Modi tweeted: Anil Madhav Dave ji will be remembered as a devoted public servant. He was tremendously passionate towards conserving the environment. “I was with Anil Madhav Dave ji till late last evening, discussing key policy issues. This demise is a personal loss,”.

President of India‏ tweeted: Shocked by sudden demise of Union Environment Minister Shri Anil Dave; deepest condolences to his family & well wishers .

Anil Dave’s slogan in 2003 against Digvijay Singh Govt that stuck a chord with people. -Janta mombatti mein aur Raja lal batti mein.