UP BJP MLA dies in road crash on way to Investors' Summit

UP: BJP MLA Lokendra Singh dies in road accident in Sitapur; Party morns his death

His vehicle collided with a truck near Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur. Confirming the incident, police said the deceased included MLA's two security personnel and one another. Lokendra Singh and his driver both died at the spot of the accident, while the policemen who were accompanying them died during treatment at the hospital. He won the state elections in March a year ago to become an MLA in UP's 16th legislative assembly. Chauhan, 41 years old belongs to Dhammpur in Bijnore. Before joining BJP he was the member of Samajwadi Party. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and BJP state president Ashok Parnami condoled the death, saying it was a great loss to the party and Nathdwara. His service towards society and role in building the BJP in UP will always be remembered. "My thoughts are with his family and supporters in this hour of grief".

Singh was an MLA from Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor's Noorpur constituency.

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Singh, about 45, was born in Bijnor.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath too tweeted his condolences on the demise of the BJP legislator.

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