Udaipur : Dileep Sukhadia, a senior congress leader and elder son of former chief minister Mohanlal Sukhadia passed away due to cardiac arrest on Saturday afternoon in a private hospital here in the city. He is survived by wife Neelima and a daughter.
Dileep had been an active party worker while his wife had been the district congress president and PCC secretary. As the news of his demise spread, people including party workers, supporters and senior leaders beelined to his residence at DurgaNursery road to pay their last tributes. His funeral would be held on Sunday morning at 11, an official party press release said. Former chief minister Ashok Gehlot, PCC chief Sachin Pilot, former union ministers CP Joshi, Dr Girija Vyas and many others expressed condolences on his demise.