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RIP Gopinath Munde: politicians take to Twitter for BJP leader

Hindustan Times  New Delhi, June 03, 2014
First Published: 13:05 IST(3/6/2014) | Last Updated: 13:20 IST(3/6/2014)

Union rural development minister Gopinath Munde died on Tuesday after he met with a road accident in New Delhi while on his way to the airport. The accident took place at 6:30am in the Aurobindo Marg area of the national capital and Munde was rushed to the trauma centre of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he was declared dead.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his sadness and shock over Munde's demise on Twitter:

Other politicians were also quick to react to the news and offered their tributes and condolences on Twitter:

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