Congress MLA in Madhya Pradesh Banwari Lal Sharma died at a hospital here on Saturday following a prolonged illness, family sources said.
He was 61. The first-time legislator from Jaura constituency in Morena district had been undergoing treatment for cancer at AIIMS for a long time, they said.
He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.
Sharma's last rites will be performed at his ancestral Jaalthap village in Morena district.
Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia expressed grief over Sharma's death.