Marine Drive police recover suicide note from the spot
MUMBAI: Mohan Delkar, an Independent Lok Sabha MP from Dadra and Nagar Haveli, was found dead on Monday at a Marine Drive hotel in south Mumbai.
Delkar was 58 and is survived by his wife and two children.
The Mumbai Police said that the body of MP Mohan Delkar has been found in a hotel under the limits of Marine Drive police station. “A suicide note has been found. Investigation is being done. Exact cause of death will be known after post-mortem is conducted,” the police said.
The hotel staff alerted the police. Prima facie, it appears to be a case of suicide, the police said, as his body was found hanging in Hotel Sea Green on Marine Drive.
Mohan Delkar, a seven-term MP, was earlier in the Congress. He was Congress president of Dadra and Nagar Haveli when he quit the party in 2019 to contest the national election as an independent.
He was a member of the Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice and was also part of the Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Home Affairs in the Lok Sabha.