Dadra and Nagar Haveli MP Mohan Delkar has been found dead in South Mumbai. His body was found at the Hotel Sea Green on Marine Drive. Police found a suicide note written in Gujarati in their room. Police have sent his body for an autopsy.
Delkar was 58 years old. He first became an MP in 1989. He has been elected to the Lok Sabha seven times since then. He won the Lok Sabha six times in a row from 1989 to 2004. He is survived by his wife Kalaben Delkar, two children Abhinav and Divita.
Mohan Delkar has contested BJP, Congress and Independent elections. He contested and won elections from Congress in 1991 and 1996. He later won the 1998 elections from the BJP. In 1999, he contested and won an independent election. In 2004, he formed a party called Bharat Navshakti Party and won once again. He also won in 2019 by remaining independent.