BENGALURU: BN Vijayakumar, one of the most popular MLAs of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the upcoming Karnataka elections, died after he suffered a massive cardiac arrest during campaigning. He was campaigning in Pattabhiramanagar area in Jayanagar on Thursday evening when he suffered the attack.
He was a two time MLA from Jayanagar and was contesting the elections from the same seat for the upcoming assembly elections in the state. His last rites will be performed later in the day.
Remembering his contribution to the party, the BJP said: “Sri BN Vijay Kumar, Jayanagar’s popular 2 term MLA & BJP candidate passed away last night due to cardiac arrest. His humility, dedication & commitment to party and people will be remembered. A great loss for us. Our condolences to his family. We pray for his Sadgati. #OmShanti.”