Bengaluru Deputy Mayor passes away due to cardiac arrest

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 05, 2018, 09.45 AM(IST)

Bengaluru Deputy Mayor Ramila Umashankar Photograph:( ANI )

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44-year-old Umashankar, a leader of Janata Dal (Secular), was also a corporator from Kaveripura ward of Karnataka.

Deputy Mayor of Bengaluru Ramila Umashankar passed away on Friday due to a cardiac arrest, reported news agency ANI. 

44-year-old Umashankar, a leader of Janata Dal (Secular), was also a corporator from Kaveripura ward of Karnataka.

She was elected as the Deputy Mayor of Bengaluru on September 28, 2018, the report said.

Karnataka Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy expressed shock over Umashankar`s demise.

The Chief Minister remembered Umashankar as a "dedicated social worker and committed party worker. "It is shocking to learn that she is no more with us," he said in a statement.