New Delhi: Lok Sabha MP Mohan Delkar was on Monday found dead in a Mumbai hotel on the Marine drive. Prima facie, it appears to be a case of suicide. However, the police have not yet confirmed it.Also Read - Parliament to Run in Shifts for Budget Session: RS to Sit in Morning, LS in Evening Amid Covid Restrictions
Delkar, 58, was independent MP representing the Dadra and Nagar Haveli constituency in Lok Sabha. He had left the Congress in 2019 and tied up with the JDU for the local election in Dadra and Nagar Haveli last year after meeting with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Also Read - Budget Session 2022: Covid Rules To Be Implemented Again, President's Address On January 31
According to reports the police have recovered a suicide note written in Gujarati from the room at Hotel Sea Green where he was staying at. An investigation has been launched into the incident. Also Read - Health Minister Reviews COVID Situation In 5 States, 1 UT; Asks To Ensure Infrastructural Preparedness | Key Points
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17.34 PM: Delkar was a seven-term Lok Sabha MP.
17.30 PM: Dadra and Nagar Haveli MP Mohan Delkar allegedly died by suicide at a hotel in South Mumbai. His body has been sent for postmortem.
17.19 PM: “Shocked to hear about the sad demise of MP Mohan Delkar. My condolences for his friends & family in these difficult times,” tweeted Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani.
17.16 PM: Forensic team has arrived the hotel in South Mumbai where Delkar was found dead.
17.14 PM: The police have suspected a case of suicide. An investigation is underway.