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Newly-elected Karnataka Congress MLA dies in road accident

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Bagalkote:Former union minister and newly-elected Congress MLA Siddu Nyamagouda died in a road accident in Bagalkote district early on Monday, a senior police official said.

Nyamagouda was on the way to his constituency Jamkhandi from Goa when the car he was travelling in tried to avoid a lorry and hit a roadside parapet wall, District Superintendent of Police Vamshikumar told PTI.

 

The 70-year-old lawmaker was in New Delhi and had returned to Goa by flight before he proceeded to his constituency by car, he said.

Nyamagouda had suffered severe injuries and died instantly, he said.

He is survived by wife, two sons and three daughters.

Nyamagouda was the union minister in the PV Narasimha Rao ministry in 1990-91.