Newly elected Karnataka Congress MLA Siddu Nyamagouda died in a car accident when the left tyre of his Innova car burst and hit the wall.
Siddu Nyamagouda was returning from Goa to his constituency Jamkhandi when the accident took place. He died in a road accident at Tulasigere cross near Bengaluru on early Monday morning.
Siddu Nyamagouda was one among the 78 Congress MLA’s who were elected to the Karnataka Assembly in May 12 polls. He represented the Bagalkot Lok Sabha constituency and he was the minister for coal in the central cabinet.
Karnataka party tweeted a condolence message that reads: “Deepest condolences on the passing away of our senior leader and Jamkhandi MLA, Shri Siddu B Nyamagouda. The Congress party stands by his family in this hour of grief”.