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Published On: Fri, May 4th, 2018

BJP MLA BN Vijaykumar dies of cardiac arrest

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Vijay-KumarBANGALURU : BJP legislator from the Jayanagar assembly segment, B.N. Vijaya Kumar, died here at early hours on Friday due to cardiac arrest. He was 60.
Kumar, who was seeking re-election, collapsed during his election campaign on Thursday evening. Following this, he had been rushed to the Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology where he died at 1 a.m. on the following day.
He was known for his simplicity and mild manners.According to party sources, his last rites will be performed this evening.vvvvThe two-time lawmaker was in the fray from the same constituency for the May 12 Karnataka Assembly elections.
“Vijaya Kumar was admitted into a nearby hospital after he collapsed on Thursday evening following a cardiac arrest while campaigning in his constituency.
He died at the state-run hospital after efforts to revive him failed, a doctor said. The party’s state unit chief B.S. Yeddyurappa mourned the death. “I am deeply pained at the untimely demise of my friend and party stalwart Vijaya Kumar…,” Yeddyurappa tweeted. (With Agency Inputs ).



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