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Bengaluru deputy mayor Rameela Umashankar dies, CM HD Kumaraswamy mourns

Bengaluru deputy mayor Rameela Umashankar dies, CM HD Kumaraswamy mourns

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 05 Oct 2018, 04:13 am

Bengaluru, Oct 5 (IBNS):  Bengaluru's newly elected deputy mayor Rameela Umashankar passed away on Friday. 

She reportedly died after suffering from cardiac arrest.

She was 44.

Umashankar was elected as the BBMP deputy mayor on Sept 28.

Condoling the death of the deputy mayor, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy posted: "Deeply saddened to hear of the demise of Deputy Mayor Rameela Umashankar.She had actively participated with us at the Namma Metro flagging off event just yesterday. She was a dedicated social worker and committed party worker. It's shocking to learn that she is no more with us."

"My heartfelt condolences to her family. May her soul rest in peace. Pray the Almighty gives courage and strength to the family to bear this loss.
#RameelaUmashankar #RIP," the CM said.

Image: CMO Karnataka Twitter page