Rajya Sabha MP Ashok Gasti dies
- The Karnataka MP of Rajya Sabha Shri Ashok Gasti has taken his last breath at the age of 56. he was suffering from COVID-19. Ashok was born in the year 1965 and was from Raichur district. On July 2020, he took oath as Rajya Sabha MP.
- by profession, Gasti was a lawyer and served as the general secretary of BJP’s Other Backward Classes (OBC) Cell. along with it, he was an ex chairperson of the Backward Class Development Corporation in Karnataka.
About Karnataka –
Capital – Bengaluru
Formation – 1 November 1956
Chief Minister – B. S. Yediyurappa
Symbols of Karnataka
- State Emblem – Gandaberunda
- State Song – Jaya Bharata Jananiya Tanujate
- State Mammal – Indian elephant
- State Bird – Indian Roller
- State Flower – Lotus
- State Tree – Sandalwood