Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave died on Thursday. He was 61.
Dave has been a member of the Rajya Sabha since 2009. He was sworn in as a Minister of State with independent charge of environment, forest and climate change in 2016.
He was born in Badnagar in Madhya Pradesh.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the sudden demise of Dave, saying that it was a personal loss.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi also condoled the death of Dave saying that he will be remembered for his humble personality.