Rajesh Deshmukh, 52, son-in-law of BJP MLA, Krishna Khopde, accompanied by his wife (Krishna Khopde’s sister), Jyoti while they were near Jangeshwar, Butibori on their 2-wheeler dashed against a 3-wheeler. In the accident, he lost his balance and suffered head injury. He was brought to Orange City Hospital, Nagpur, where doctors pronounced him brought dead. This has happened around 4 pm on July 23.
Jyoti Deshmukh also suffered minor injury in the accident but as soon as she came to know of the death of her husband she could not bear the shock and had to be admitted to Intensive Care Unit at Orange City Hospital.
On hearing the news hundreds of party workers gathered at Orange City Hospital. Atmosphere at the hospital was heavy with sadness and sorrow as the friends, workers and relatives were in mourning mood.