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* Sri Lankan President condoles death of Indian Union Minister
Tue, Jun 3, 2014, 09:01 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 03, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today mourned the death of Indian Union Minister Gopinath Munde and offered condolences to his family.

"I'm deeply saddened by the death of Hon. Gopinath Munde, India's Min. of Rural Development. My deepest condolences to his family. -MR," the President said in his official Twitter feed.

Munde, a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Minister of Rural Development in the new Indian government died in a car crash today in New Delhi just eight days after becoming a Minister in the cabinet.

The 64-year-old Minister was on his way to the Delhi airport for a victory rally in his home state of Maharashtra when his car collided with another vehicle early Tuesday morning. The injured Minister suffered a fatal heart attack while being treated in the hospital.

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