Chhattisgarh Ex-BJP MLA Yudhvir Singh Judev dies at 39


Former Chhattisgarh BJP MLA Yudhvir Singh Judev passed away at the age of 39. Yudhvir died on Monday at a hospital in Bengaluru where he was being treated for a liver ailment, his family members said.

"Yudhvir had been suffering from a liver-related ailment since a long time. He had undergone treatment at a hospital in Delhi, from where he was shifted to Bengaluru hospital, where breathed his last at around 4 am on Monday," said Ranvijay Singh Judev, his cousin and former BJP Rajya Sabha member.

The body will be brought to Jashpur on Tuesday where the final rites will be held. Yudhvir Judev is survived by mother Madhvi, wife Sanyogita and a daughter, he said.

Judev belonged to the erstwhile royal family of Jashpur in Chhattisgarh. He was the youngest son of BJP's influential leader Dilip Singh Judev, who died in in 2013. Judev was first elected as an MLA in 2008 from Chandrapur constituency and for the second consecutive time in 2013. In the 2018 Assembly polls, his wife Sanyogita was fielded as a BJP candidate from Chandrapur, but she had lost the election.