Mohan Delkar, an independent MP from Dadra and Nagar Haveli, was found dead at a hotel in Mumbai’s Marine Drive today. It is suspected that Delkar died by suicide and his body has been sent for postmortem.
The 58-year-old politician is a seven-time MP and a father of two. The police said a suicide note had been found in his hotel room. He had represented Dadra and Nagar Haveli in parliament since 2004.
“A suicide note has been found. The investigation is being done. The exact cause of death will be known after the post-mortem,” Mumbai Police said in a statement. Police officials were questioning the hotel staff about his stay at the hotel.
Delkar was Congress president of Dadra and Nagar Haveli when he resigned from the party in 2019 to contest the national election as an independent. He was a member of the Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice and also a member of the Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs.
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