Tikamgarh: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti's eldest brother Kanhaiya Lodhi died on Saturday in a hospital at Jhansi, family sources said.
He was 73 and was suffering high blood pressure and diabetes.
Lodhi was admitted about a fortnight back in the Jhansi Medical College Hospital where he breathed his last.
Lodhi's last rites were performed at his ancestral village Dunda here. Bharti also reached her village in the morning.