Lok Sabha MP from Dadra and Nagar Haveli Mohan Delkar was found dead at a hotel in South Mumbai on Monday.
According to preliminary reports, the seven-term MP died by suicide.
The official declined to comment on reports that a suicide note in Gujarati was also found with the body of the 58-year-old politician.
He was a member of the Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice and also a member of the Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs of the Lower House.
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