Karnataka Congress MLA Siddu B Nyamagouda Dies in Road Accident


Bengaluru: Siddu B Nyamagouda, the Congress MLA from Karnataka’s Jamkhandi, passed away in a road accident near Tulasigeri late on Sunday.

Nyamagouda was reportedly travelling from Goa to Bagalkot when his vehicle met with an accident.

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Police at the accident site on Monday morning. (News18)

Nyamagouda had won the recently held Assembly elections with 49,245 votes, defeating BJP rival Kulkarni Shrikant Subrao in Jamkhandi.

Condoling the MLA’s death on Twitter, the party said, “Deepest condolences on the passing away of our senior leader and Jamkhandi MLA, Shri Siddu B Nyamagouda. The Congress party stands by his family in this hour of grief.”

Former chief minister Siddaramaiah also expressed condolence on Twitter: