Environment Minister Arun Dave dies at 60

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Environment Minister Arun Dave dies at 60
Environment Minister Arun Dave dies at 60
Environment Minister Arun Dave dies at 60
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Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave died at AIIMS in Delhi in morning. Dave was not keeping well for past few months, he complained of uneasiness and was taken to the hospital where he breathed his last. The minister was elected to Rajya Sabha in 2009. He was also in the consultative committee of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. A government of India has decided that the National Flag will fly half mast today in Delhi and UT capitals in respect to Anil Madhav Dave. 

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his sorrow on his death on twitter -


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

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 18, 2017


Anil Madhav Dave ji will be remembered as a devoted public servant. He was tremendously passionate towards conserving the environment.

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 18, 2017


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

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 18, 2017

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis also lamented over the loss of Anil Dave


Extremely shocked and saddened to know about the very simple, humble, environmentalist https://twitter.com/hashtag/AnilMadhavDave?src=hash">#AnilMadhavDave ji's sudden demise.

— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) https://twitter.com/Dev_Fadnavis/status/865074264747257856">May 18, 2017



Devendra Fadnavis


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