Former Union minister Bandaru Dattatreya's 21-year-old son Vaishnav died in the wee hours of Wednesday after suffering a cardiac arrest, according to reports.
Vaishnav, a third year medical student, collapsed at Dattatreya's Hyderabad residence after having dinner with the family, The Times of India reported. He was rushed to Guru Nanak Care Hospital in Musheerabad, but breathed his last at 1.30am.
According to NDTV, the doctors told Bandaru, who suffers from a heart ailment, to go home after admitting his son. The Secunderabad MP only got to know about Vaishnav's death in the morning.
Hyderabad mayor Bonthu Ramamohan, and state BJP president K Laxman were among some of the leaders who rushed to the hospital after the death was reported in the media.
Former union minister, BJP MP Bandaru Dattatreya’s 21-year-old son Bandaru Vaishnav dies of heart attack. pic.twitter.com/U7a5vuZw0t
— ANI (@ANI) May 23, 2018
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman took to Twitter to express her condolences. "No words can be adequate to condole the death of a child, a youngster whose entire life was just blooming before him," she said in a tweet.
. Shocked to hear this news. No words can be adequate to condole the death of a child, a youngster whose entire life was just blooming before him. Sorry @Dattatreya garu. Prayers that god give you and your family the strength to bear this irreplaceable loss. — Nirmala Sitharaman (@nsitharaman) May 23, 2018
Updated Date: May 23, 2018 09:16:46 IST