Bangalore: Congress legislator K M
Krishnamurthy has died following prolonged illness, family
sources said today.
Krishnamurthy, 61, representing Kadur Assembly seat in
Chickmagalur district, was a four-time MLA.
He leaves behind wife, two sons and two daughters.
Krishnamurthy, who won consecutively from Kadur since
1994, lost his battle to cancer and breathed his last in a
private hospital here last night.
Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa condoled the death.
"He was a popular leader always working for people of
his constituency. In his death, the state has lost an active
leader," the Chief Minister said.