Former Chhattisgarh minister and senior BJP chief Rajinder Pal Singh Bhatia was discovered useless at his residence in Rajnandgaon district of the state on Sunday, in what police suspect is a case of suicide. Bhatia, 72, was discovered useless at his home in Chhuriya city within the night, a police official stated. Soon after being alerted about it, a police crew rushed to the spot and his physique was despatched for autopsy, he stated.
Police are but to verify whether or not a suicide be aware has been recovered from the spot or not. According to BJP leaders, Bhatia had examined optimistic for COVID-19 in March this 12 months and he had been retaining unwell after recovering from it. The three-time MLA from Khujji Assembly constituency of the district, Bhatia was Minister of State for Commerce and Industry within the first BJP authorities led by Chief Minister Raman Singh, they stated.
In 2013, he revolted towards the get together for being denied an Assembly ticket and unsuccessfully contested as an unbiased candidate from Khujji seat in the course of the state polls. However, he had later rejoined the get together, the get together leaders stated.
His spouse had died a number of years again and his solely son Jagjeet Singh Bhatia is within the administration of a non-public hospital in Raipur, they stated.
Disclaimer:This information piece could also be triggering. If you or somebody you realize wants assist, name any of those helplines: Aasra (Mumbai) 022-27546669, Sneha (Chennai) 044-24640050, Sumaitri (Delhi) 011-23389090, Cooj (Goa) 0832- 2252525, Jeevan (Jamshedpur) 065-76453841, Pratheeksha (Kochi) 048-42448830, Maithri (Kochi) 0484-2540530, Roshni (Hyderabad) 040-66202000, Lifeline 033-64643267 (Kolkata)