Sitting MLA B N Vijaykumar passes away

Bengaluru, May 4: Sitting BJP MLA B N Vijaykumar died of a massive heart attack at a hospital here in the early hours today, the party said.

A candidate for the May 12 assembly polls, Vijaykumar had collapsed during an election campaign in Jayanagar constituency in the city and was shifted to government-run Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, where efforts to resuscitate him failed, state BJP join spokesman S Prakash told PTI.  
Vijaykumar, aged 59, was a two-time MLA from Jayanagar. He was a bachelor.