Lucknow, Aug 15: Minister of State for Ayurvedic Medicine Daddan Mishra's elder brother Ashok Mishra, was on Friday, Aug 15 killed along with his driver in a road accident in Moradabad district.
The accident took place near Manoharpur village under Majhola police station, where a car carrying Ashok (40) dashed against a container coming from the opposite direction, official sources said.
His chauffeur also died in the accident. Ashok was heading towards Dehradun.
Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati expressed profound grief on the demise of the minister's brother.
In a condolence note, Ms Mayawati lended her heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved family and said the deceased remained associated with social works.