Betul, MP, Nov 13: BJP MP Vijay Khandelwal, who represented Betul in the Lok Sabha, passed away at a hospital in Nagpur late last night following renal failure caused by diabetes, party sources today said.
Khandelwal was 72. He is survived by his wife and two sons.
The mortal remains of the parliamentrian are being brought to this district headquarters where the funeral is scheduled tomorrow.
Khandelwal, who was also the BJP treasurer, had represented this constituency for the fourth time.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and other leaders expressed grief at his demise.