People throng to pay their last respects to Nandkumar Singh Chauhan


  •  Last rites performed in native village- Medical College and District Hospital in Burhanpur will be named after departed leader

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal-Last rites of Nandkumar Singh Chauhan, BJP MP from Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh, were performed on Wednesday. His son Harshvardhan Singh Chauhan lit the pyre. Before this a tribute meeting was held in Shahpur. Here CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the unfinished works of Nandkumar Singh Chauhan will be completed. The medical college at Khandwa and the district hospital at Burhanpur will be named after Nandkumar Singh Chauhan. A grand statue of Chauhan will be installed at Shahpur Nagar Panchayat building. The sugarcane centre will also be named after him.

Late night the mortal remains of the MP were brought to his native village Shahpur in Burhanpur. Hundreds of BJP workers and their supporters gathered here on the information about his body being brought here. Late night, the entire city appeared on the road to pay homage to Nandkumar Singh Chauhan. 

Union ministers among many prominent leaders attended funeral

Earlier, his body was taken from Bhopal to Ashta, Satwas, Narmadnagar to Khandwa. At 2:30 am, his body was taken to the BJP office in Indira Chowk from the main market of Khandwa. A large number of people were present, including Khandwa MLA Devendra Verma, former Mayor Subhash Kothari. A large number of people participated in the last journey in Shahpur.

Apart from CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, many leaders including Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister Thawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister Prahlad Patel, Rajya Sabha Member Jyotiraditya Scindia, BJP State President VD Sharma, and Ministers of Madhya Pradesh Government attended the funeral of the MP.

Eight ministers of the Madhya Pradesh government and the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly were present in the last journey of the MP. These included Kamal Patel, Gopal Bhargava, Sanjay Pathak, Girish Gautam (Assembly Speaker), Prem Singh Patel, Tulsi Silavat, Usha Thakur, Dr. Mohan Yadav and Dr. Arvind Singh Bhadauria.

BJP MP from Khandwa Nandkumar Singh Chauhan died on Tuesday morning. He breathed his last at Medanta Hospital in Gurugram. His body reached Bhopal late in the evening. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and State President VD Sharma lent shoulder to the body of Nandkumar Singh Chauhan at the state hangar. Several BJP leaders including Minister Vishwas Sarang, Tulsi Silavat, MLA Ajay Vishnoi were also present on the occasion. The body was brought from the state hangar to the BJP state office for paying homage.