Senior Congress MLA Siddu Bhimappa Nyamgoud Killed In Road Mishap
He was 71 and leaves behind his widow, two sons and three daughters.
“The accident occurred near Tulasigiri village when the car in which Nyamgoud was travelling crashed into a divider after the driver lost control while trying to avoid a head-on collision with a truck,” Tulasegiri police inspector M.B. Biradar told
Bagalkot is 530 km from state capital Bengaluru and 20 km from Tulasegiri.
Four persons, including the driver, were injured. They have been admitted to a hospital here.
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Nyamgoud was re-elected to the state Assembly in the May 12 election, defeating BJP’s Kulkarni Shrikant Subrao by 2,795 votes.
The veteran party leader was a Union Minister in the P.V. Narasimha Rao cabinet in 1990-91.
Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and many Congress leaders mourned his untimely death.