Mumbai: Congress' Sachin Sawant to request Maha home minister to probe BJP's role in death of Dadra MP Mohan Delkar
Mumbai: Congress' Sachin Sawant to request Maha home minister to probe BJP's role in death of Dadra MP Mohan Delkar
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Spokesperson of Maharashtra Pradesh Congress committee Sachin Sawant will request Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh to probe the BJP's alleged role in the death of Dadra MP Mohan Delkar.

Sawant took to Twitter to inform about the same.

The body of 58-year-old Delkar was found in a hotel in South Mumbai and has been sent for a postmortem.

The leader is survived by his wife and two children. The seven-time MP was born in December 1962 in Silvassa in Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

He was a member of the Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice and also a member of the Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs of the Lower House.

Further investigation into his death is underway, said police.

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Tuesday condoled the death of Mohan Delkar, Lok Sabha MP from Dadra and Nagar Haveli, who died allegedly by suicide.

Taking to Twitter, Deshmukh said that the news of Delkar's demise is 'very shocking'.

"The news of the demise of Mohan Delkar, seven-time MP from Dadra Nagar Haveli Lok Sabha constituency, committing suicide at a hotel in Mumbai is very shocking. May God grant his soul eternal peace," he tweeted.

(With inputs from agencies)

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