"Munde was a man full of possibilities and there were hopes of growth of rural India in him. I am personally saddened by the demise of Munde who was like an elder brother to me," Chouhan said in a tweet.
Saddened to hear the untimely death of our beloved Rural Development Minister Shri Gopinath Munde. My sincere condolences.— ShivrajSingh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) June 3, 2014
श्री मुंडे की असामयिक मृत्यु देश के लिए भी एक बडी क्षति है।उनमें जबर्दस्त संभावनाएं थीं।देश को उनसे ग्रामीण भारत के विकास की बहुत आशाएं थीं।— ShivrajSingh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) June 3, 2014
Munde died of internal bleeding and shock after his car was hit by another vehicle in New Delhi this morning.