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.