Shimla: Son of Rikhi Ram Kaundal, a BJP MLA, committed suicide in his native village Gharan in Gehrwin region of Bilaspur district.
Dinesh Kumar, son of Rikhi Ram Kaundal was found hanging from a ceiling fan by family members, said Kuldeep Sharma, SP Bilaspur.
The body has been taken for a post-mortem. Police is taking the unnatural death as a case of suicide, he said
Meanwhile chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal cut short his visit to Sirmaur district and rushed to Gehrwin to express his grief with the bereaved family.
Gulab Singh Thakur, PWD minister, JP Nadda, forest minister and Rajiv Bindal, health minister also visited Gharan to express their sympathies.