BJP MLA from Surat (west) Kishor Vankawala passes awayJune 29, 2013
Surat, 29 June 2013
Surat (West) BJP MLA Shri Kishor Vankawala is no more. He was 70. He passed away at 8.00 am on Saturday morning. His funeral procession shall proceed at 1.00 pm in Surat. He had served as party’s city unit president and state vice president in past.
Vankawala was victorious in Gujarat assembly general elections last year by margin of 69267 votes.
Narendra Modi..proud of Gujarat!!! after Vallabhbhai Patel.
— Kishor Vankawala (@krvankawala) June 9, 2013
His last tweet on 9 June.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi termed Vankawala’s death as shocking.
Saddened by demise of our MLA from Surat Shri Kishor Vankawala. Had met him last week only. The news is shocking. May his soul rest in peace
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 29, 2013
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