JAIPUR -- Veteran BJP leader and former Rajya Sabha member Ramdas Agarwal passed away here on Thursday following prolonged illness. He was 80.
He is survived by wife and three sons.
Besides a two-time national Treasurer, Agarwal was also the Rajasthan BJP president for several years.
Condoling his death, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted:
Demise of Shri Ramdas Agarwal is saddening. His contribution towards building the BJP in Rajasthan will be remembered. RIP.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 26, 2017
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah also condoled Agarwal's demise.
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