Former Madhya Pradesh minister Sriniwas Tiwari dies

File photo of veteran Congress leader Sriniwas Tiwari. Photograph:( Facebook )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 19, 2018, 11.25 AM (IST)

Former Madhya Pradesh minister and veteran Congress leader Sriniwas Tiwari died at a Delhi hospital after a prolonged illness. He was 93.

Tiwari was on Wednesday brought to Delhi from Rewa in Madhya Pradesh after his condition deteriorated due to illness.

He had complained of difficulty in breathing. He was admitted to Intensive Care Unit in the district hospital on Rewa.

He was Speaker of Madhya Pradesh Assembly from 1993 to 2003.