BJP lawmaker and deputy chairman of the Karnataka assembly Anand Mamani died in a private hospital after a serious illness, family sources said on Sunday. He was 56.
The three-time MLA representing Saudatti’s Legislative Assembly constituency died Saturday night. He leaves behind his wife, a son and a daughter.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai visited the hospital and paid tribute to him.
“Deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our party MLA and Deputy Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly Anand Chandrashekhar Mamani. May his soul rest in eternal peace and may God give his family strength to bear the loss. Om Shanti, tweeted Mr Bommai.
ವಿಧಾನ ಸಭೆಯ ಮಾನ್ಯ ಉಪ ಸಭಾಧ್ಯಕ್ಷರಾದ ಶ್ರೀ ಆನಂದ ಮಾಮನಿ ಅವರು ನಿಧನರಾದ ಹಿನ್ನಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಮಣಿಪಾಲ್ ಆಸ್ಪತ್ರೆಗೆ ನೀಡಿ ಅವರ ಪ್ರಾರ್ಥಿವ ಶರೀರದ ದರ್ಶನ ಪಡೆದು, ಕುಟುಂಬದ ಸದಸ್ಯರಿಗೆ ಸಾಂತ್ವನ ತಿಳಿಸಿದೆನು.
— Basavaraj S Bommai (@BSBommai) October 22, 2022
Anand Mamani’s father Chandrashekhar M Mamani had also served as a deputy speaker in the 1990s.
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