Zee Media Bureau/Parul Sabherwal
New Delhi: Union Rural Development minister and the OBC face of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Gopinath Munde passed away in a road accident in the National Capital today morning. Reportedly, Munde had a cardiac arrest followed by the accident. His body was sent for post-mortem and the actual reason for his death will be out soon. As soon as the news of the senior leader`s demise came, several Bollywood celebs took to Twitter expressing their shock and grief.
Offering their condolences, B-town celebs tweeted:
Gopinath Munde ji ke swargwas ki khabar sunke mujhe bohot dukh hua. Wo bohot bade neta to the hi par ek (cont) http://t.co/CaU0shNsW6
— latamangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) June 3, 2014
Am shocked beyond words- Apart from being a big leader for me Mundeji was my father's closest friend- an unfathomable loss-
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) June 3, 2014
BJP MP from Beed and Rural Development Minister, Shree "Gopinath Munde" expires..... May his soul rest in Peace
— Arshad Warsi (@ArshadWarsi) June 3, 2014
Tragic ! Gopinath Munde, a fine human being & leader has 'passed away'. The Nation mourns his loss.
— Mahesh Bhatt (@MaheshNBhatt) June 3, 2014
Terrible to hear about the untimely demise of Mr Gopinath Munde. Deepest condolences. #RIP
— Gul Panag (@GulPanag) June 3, 2014
Shocked to hear about Mundeji. Will miss his rare combination of admirable leadership skills with a down to earth yet vibrant personality.
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@mbhandarkar268) June 3, 2014
So so sad to know about Gopinath Munde ji’s sudden demise. He was a good man. Always ready to help. May his soul rest in peace.#Tragic
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) June 3, 2014