Bangalore: Union Minister Ananth Kumar, a wonderful Parliamentarian passed away in Bengaluru in the wee hours of Today. He was 59. The senior BJP leader was not keeping well for some time and was on ventilator for the last few days, reported PTI. Kumar was serving as Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers since May 2014 and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs since July 2016 in the Modi led government. He represented Bengaluru South Constituency in the Lok Sabha.