Budhana Singh, 54, was the vice president of the district unit of the BJP. He died at the party office last evening while preparing to celebrate after the election results for Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya were declared, BJP district president Rupendra Saini said.
Saini said Budhana was rushed to an area hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead.
He was cremated at his native village in the district today. (PTI)