Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave died in New Delhi on Thursday. The 60-year-old Dave complained of uneasiness at his home this morning and was rushed to AIIMS where he passed away, according to official sources.
He was a member of the Rajya Sabha since 2009.He was sworn in as a Minister of State with independent charge of environment, forest and climate change in 2016.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of Dave. “Absolutely shocked by the sudden demise of my friend & a very respected colleague, Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave ji. My condolences,” he said in a tweet.