CHANDIGARH: The younger son of RSS leader Pawan Jindal was among two killed in a car accident in Gurgaon on Sunday, police said.
Gaurav Jindal (35), the son of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader from Haryana Pawan Jindal, and his friend Sawan (37) were travelling in a BMW when the accident occurred in the early hours, said Praveen, Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police, DLF Phase-2 police station, Gurgaon.
“Gaurav Jindal and Sawan were the only occupants in the car. We are investigating how the accident took place, but the car rolled over multiple times after hitting a pillar and got badly damaged,” she said over the phone.
She said the accident took place at the Metro underpass of DLF Phase 2 Rapid Metro Station on the Golf Course road.
Police and fire department personnel reached the site immediately after the accident.
“While Gaurav Jindal died on the spot, Sawan was taken to a private hospital where doctors declared him brought dead,” the police official said.
The bodies were handed over to the relatives after autopsy, she said.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar took to Twitter to condole the death of RSS leader Pawan Jindal’s son in the car accident, saying he was deeply saddened to hear the news.
State’s Home Minister Anil Vij also condoled the demise of Gaurav Jindal and his friend.