Ahmedabad, Jun 15, 2020
BJP councillor from Bhaipura-Hatkeshwar ward, of Ahmedabad city, Gujarat, Gayaprasad Kanojiya, died while being treated for Covid-19 on Sunday night. He was in treatment since June 1 and was actively helping migrants to transit when the government gave relaxation. He is the first BJP city councillor and second among Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) councillors, after Congress councillor Badruddin Shaikh to succumb to Covid-19 in the city. Even in the last month of May he was active in his ward. He was on a ventilator for the past one week. A native of Unnao in UP, he had made the city his home since 1965. He was elected for the second term from Bhaipura ward.