Rajsamand BJP MLA Kiran Maheshwari dies at 59 after testing positive for COVID-19

Om Birla, Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan Assembly Speaker CP Joshi, BJP state president Satish Poonia and other leaders condoled her demise

Press Trust of India November 30, 2020 11:19:19 IST
Rajsamand BJP MLA Kiran Maheshwari dies at 59 after testing positive for COVID-19

File image of Kiran Maheshwari. Image courtesy: Facebook

Jaipur: BJP leader and MLA from Rajsamand in Rajasthan Kiran Maheshwari, who had tested positive for coronavirus , died at a hospital in Gurugram.

She was 59.

Maheshwari, a three-time MLA from Rajsamand, had been undergoing treatment at Medanta hospital for the past few days. She passed away late Sunday night.

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Assembly Speaker CP Joshi, BJP state president Satish Poonia and other leaders condoled her demise.

"Saddened to know of the untimely demise of BJP leader & Rajsamand MLA Kiran Maheshwari ji. My heartfelt condolences to her family members & supporters in this most difficult time," Gehlot tweeted.

Expressing grief over the MLA''s death, Joshi in a tweet said, "Shocked to hear about the untimely demise of Rajsamand MLA, Kiran Maheshwari Ji. My deepest condolences to the whole family and prayers to God to provide Strength to bear this loss (sic).

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