Former Minister of Congress Shivnarayan Meena dies

GUNA: Congress leader and former minister Shivnarayan died after suffering a heart attack, a family source said on Wednesday.

Meena, 68, was on a pilgrimage trip to Uttarakhand, where she suffered a heart attack on Tuesday night and died, the source said.

He served as a minister in the previous state government led by Congress headed by Digvijay Singh.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath and the main leaders of the Congress, Digvijay Singh and Jyotiraditya Scindia, expressed their condolences on the death of Meena.

His latest rites will take place in his home village of Kitakhedi on Thursday, the source said.

Meena is survived by a son and a daughter.