Imphal: Danny Shaiza, the former Manipur BJP MLA from Ukhrul, passed away in Imphal on Friday afternoon, said family sources.
According to close family sources, the former legislator had gone to Delhi for medical treatment and he breathed his last before reaching his home in Imphal.
From 2000 to 2011, he was elected as the member of the State Legislative Assembly for three terms from Ukhrul constituency.
He was the third son of the former chief minister Yangmaso Shaiza and also the first BJP MLA and state minister in India from the Christian community.
He is survived by five children and a wife.
The last rites will likely be performed on Sunday at his hometown Hunphun.