New Delhi: Days ahead of Madhya Pradesh Assembly Election 2018, Devi Singh Patel, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from the assembly constituency of Rajpur  passed away due to a heart attack early Monday morning.

The ruling party had announced Patel’s name as one of its candidates in the first list, which came on Friday. More details in the incident awaited.

The polling to the Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls will be held on November 28 and the counting of the votes will be held on December 11. The tenure of the Madhya Pradesh 230-member House expires on January 7, 2019. The BJP is in power in Madhya Pradesh with 166 seats in the House.