Deputy Mayor of Bengaluru, Ramila Umashankar of the JDS, has died of massive cardiac arrest. She was 44. She was elected as the new Deputy Mayor of the municipality on 28 September.
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy expressed his shock on the sudden death of one of his senior party colleagues. He wrote, “It is shocking to learn that she is no more with us.”
Kumaraswamy also remembered her as a dedicated social worker and committed party worker.’
ಬಿಬಿಎಂಪಿ ಉಪ ಮೇಯರ್ ರಮೀಳಾ ಉಮಾಶಂಕರ್ ಅವರ ನಿಧನದ ಸುದ್ದಿ ತಿಳಿದು ದಿಗ್ಭ್ರಮೆಯಾಗಿದೆ.
ನಿನ್ನೆಯಷ್ಟೆ ಅವರು ‘ನಮ್ಮ ಮೆಟ್ರೋ’ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ ನಮ್ಮೊಂದಿಗೆ ಭಾಗವಹಿಸಿದ್ದರು.
ಅವರು ಸಮಾಜ ಸೇವೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ತೊಡಗಿಸಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದ ಪಕ್ಷದ ನಿಷ್ಠಾವಂತ ಕಾರ್ಯಕರ್ತರಾಗಿದ್ದರು.
ಆ ಭಗವಂತ ಅವರ ಕುಟುಂಬಕ್ಕೆ ಈ ದುಃಖವನ್ನು ಭರಿಸುವ ಸ್ಥೈರ್ಯ ನೀಡಲಿ.
— H D Kumaraswamy (@hd_kumaraswamy) October 5, 2018
Umashankar was also a corporator from Kaveripura ward of Karnataka. Among those who paid their last respect to the departed soul was Karanataka’s deputy chief minister, G Parameshwara.
— NEWS9 (@NEWS9TWEETS) October 5, 2018
Tributes have been pouring in for the death of a relatively young leader. One user remembered how she was there travelling with Kumaraswamy during a metro launch in the city. He wrote, “Newly elected B’luru Deputy Mayor Ramila Umashankar passes. Just yesterday she was at the Metro launch. Deeply shocked Heartfelt condolences .”
Newly elected B’luru Deputy Mayor Ramila Umashankar passes. Just yesterday she was at the Metro launch. Deeply shocked Heartfelt condolences pic.twitter.com/73RBlsCR6b
— Ali Goravanakoll (@AGoravanakoll) October 5, 2018
Shocked & saddened to hear about the sudden passing away of Dy Mayor Smt Ramila Umashankar. I was with her just 24 hours back & participated in the #NammaMetro flagging off event. My deepest condolences to her family members and friends. #BBMP @BJP4Karnataka @BBMPCOMM pic.twitter.com/vLlOgVtRJW
— P C Mohan (@PCMohanMP) October 5, 2018
#Rip BBMP Dy Mayor Ramila Umashankar passes away
the age of 44 after a cardiac arrest, last night. She was also a JD(S) corporator from Kaveripura
Let the Lord’s family be filled with grief and let the soul of the deceased be restless. pic.twitter.com/V6iCqZ63al
— ZAKIR KHAN (@dzakirkhan) October 5, 2018