Photos: 10 Indian politicians whose careers were cut short by death


Pramod Mahajan died under tragic circumstances in 2006. Prolonged attempts by a battery of doctors in Mumbai to revive him from bullet injuries failed. Pramod struggled for his life for 13 days after he was shot at by his estranged elder brother Pravin. Controversial, yet one of the brightest young faces in BJP, Mahajan was the brain behind BJP’s 2004 India Shining campaign, which turned out to be a failure. He still had a lot to offer to BJP when he died aged 56

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Senior BJP leader Pramod Mahajan died on this day in 2006 after being shot by his estranged brother Pravin. Here's a look at politicos who passed away suddenly, leaving behind unfulfilled ambitions