Bhupesh Baghel has expressed deep grief over the demise of Shri Naval Singh Mandavi, retired IAS officer and State President of Chhattisgarh Gondwana Gond Mahasabha. Chief Minister Mr. Baghel, expressing his deepest condolences to the bereaved family members of Shri Mandavi, has prayed to God for the peace of the departed soul and empowered the family members of Shri Mandavi to bear this grief.

Shri Naval Singh Mandavi was the general secretary of Sarva Adivasi Samaj Chhattisgarh, convener Veer Mela Organizing Committee Raja Rao Plateau Chhattisgarh, was also the patron of Adishakti Maa Angaramoti Trust Gangrel.