Slain BJP MLA cremated

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Tikamgarh, MP, Nov 28 (UNI) The last rites of former Madhya Pradesh minister and legislator Sunil Nayak, BJP candidate from this district's Prithvipur constituency, were performed at Jatara town today.

Nayak was shot dead, following an altercation with his Congress rival Brajendra Singh Rathore's younger brother Yashpal over booth capturing at Nayakhera, outskirts of Prithvipur, after closure of polling last evening.

Mr Nayak's 18-year-old son Anurag lit the pyre in presence of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, former chief minister and Bharatiya Jan Shakti chief Uma Bharti, former union minister and BJS leader Prahlad Patel, BJP state President Narendra Singh Tomar, BJP's Organising Secretary Makhan Singh, other dignitaries and several BJP supporters.

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