Jaipur: Former member of Parliament and MLA from Tonk Dwarak Prasad Bairwa passed away after a brief illness at SMS hospital here, official sources said on Wednesday.
He was 65.
Bairwa, suffering from acute diabetes and other chronic illnesses, breathed his last at the hospital yesterday night.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot visited Bairwa`s residence here and expressed his condolence to members of his family.
In his message, Gehlot said Bairwa was a grass root level Congress worker whose contribution in politics as district president, MLA and MP from Tonk would be remembered always by his followers and party.