Environment Minister Anil Dave passes away

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May 18, 2017 BREAKING NEWS 278 Views
Environment Minister Anil Dave passes away

Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave passed away at All India Institute of Medical Sciences here early this morning.. He was 61. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed shock over the sudden demise of Dave. He was a sitting member of the Rajya Sabha and represented the state of Madhya Pradesh.

“Absolutely shocked by the sudden demise of my friend & a very respected colleague, Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave ji. My condolences,” tweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“I was with Anil Madhav Dave ji till late last evening, discussing key policy issues. This demise is a personal loss,” he added.

Mr. Dave was appointed as Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment, Forest and Climate Change last year. He was elected to Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh.

He is well-known for his work on river Narmada through an organisation ‘Narmada Samagra’ founded by him, which works on conservation of Narmada and its catchment area through various activities and events.

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