Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on the sad demise of Union Minister Ananth Kumar. “Extremely saddened by the passing away of my valued colleague and friend, Shri Ananth Kumar Ji. He was a remarkable leader, who entered public life at a young age and went on to serve society with utmost diligence and compassion. He will always be remembered for his good work” Modi tweeted.
Narendra Modi also added that he joins with the grief of Ananth Kumar’s family.
President Ramnath Kovind and BJP Presdent Amith Shah also condoled the demise of Ananth Kumar.
Ananth Kumar Ji was an able administrator, who handled many ministerial portfolios and was a great asset to the BJP organisation. He worked hard to strengthen the Party in Karnataka, particularly in Bengaluru and surrounding areas. He was always accessible to his constituents.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 12, 2018