Sanwar Lal Jat passes away at AIIMS in Delhi
The senior BJP leader suffered cardiac arrest on July 22 when Amit Shah was taking a meeting of senior party leaders.
Vasundhara Raje twitted after his death:
Anguished by the demise of MP & former Union Minister, Shri Sanwar Lal Jat. This is a big loss for the BJP & the nation. My condolences.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 9, 2017
He was first admitted in SMS Hospital in Jaipur and then referred to AIIMS in Delhi where he breathed his last. Sanwar Lal Jat who was a popular Jat community leader defeated Sachin Pilot in 2014 Lok Sabha elections and became a minister in the Narendra Modi cabinet. Jat was very popular among farmers. Between 1990 and May 2014, he was elected to Rajasthan Assembly five times He was Minister of State (Independent Charge) in Rajasthan. Subsequently, he was made a Cabinet minister in Vasundhara Raje government between 2003 and 2008. When Raje was re-elected in 2013, Jat was again given a cabinet ministerial berth by Raje. On November 9, 2014 Jat was inducted in Narendra Modi cabinet as the Union Minister of State, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation but was subsequently dropped on July 5 last year, presumably due to ill health. He was then appointed as the Chairman of Rajasthan Kisan Aayog. He is survived by wife Narbada Devi, two sons and a daughter. Jaipur: Rajasthan MP Sanwar Lal Jat suffers cardiac arrest during Amit Shah’s meeting with BJP leaders Sanwar Lal Jat shifted to AIIMS in Delhi, condition still critical Note: Want to share this story with someone? Just click on the WhatsApp or Facebook icon below:
किसान नेता, सांसद व किसान आयोग के अध्यक्ष सांवर लाल जी का प्रदेश के विकास में योगदान हमेशा याद रहेगा, उनका निधन मेरे लिए व्यक्तिगत क्षति है।— Vasundhara Raje (@VasundharaBJP) August 9, 2017