Bangaru Laxman

 

 

 

Age: 74

 

Summary: president of the Bharatiya Janta Party from 2000 to 2001 who had also served as India's union minister of state for railways from 1999 to 2000 during the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, but who was recently sentenced to four years in prison for his involvement in a defense deal corruption case.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest

 

Born: March 17, 1939

 

Died: March 1, 2014

 

Location: Hyderabad, India