Patna: Former union minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh died at AIIMS, Delhi on Sunday, an in depth aide stated.
Singh died round 11am on account of breathlessness and different problems, Kedar Yadav, who stays by the facet of the septuagenarian, instructed PTI over cellphone.
He’s survived by two sons and a daughter. Singh’s spouse had died earlier.
The physique of the 74-year-old chief will likely be dropped at Patna for efficiency of the final rites, the aide stated.
Singh had fallen critically ailing late Friday night time and was placed on a ventilator in ICU within the AIIMS, Yadav added.
Earlier in June he had examined constructive for COVID and was admitted at AIIMS Patna.
He was taken to AIIMS within the nationwide capital not too long ago following put up COVID problems.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi mourned the loss of life of former Union minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh.
“Raghuvansh Prasad Singh is no more among us. His demise has left a void in the political sphere of Bihar as well as the country,” stated PM Modi.
Raghuvansh Prasad Singh isn’t any extra amongst us. His demise has left a void within the political sphere of Bihar in addition to the nation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi https://t.co/HArGvv9ziJ
— OTV (@otvnews) September 13, 2020
President Ram Nath Kovind additionally prolonged his condolences to Singh’s household and supporters.
“The passing away of Raghuvansh Prasad Singh is tragic. An impressive chief rooted to the bottom, he was a real stalwart with an exceptional understanding of rural India. Condolences to his household & followers, stated the President.
The passing away of Raghuvansh Prasad Singh is tragic. An impressive chief rooted to floor, Raghuvansh Babu was a real stalwart with phenomenal understanding of rural India. Together with his spartan and sagely life-style, he enriched public life. Condolences to his household & followers.
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) September 13, 2020
Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu additionally mourned Singh’s loss of life. “Shri Raghuvansh ji will all the time be remembered for his position within the implementation of MGNREGA. My heartfelt condolences to bereaved members of the family. Om Shanti,” tweeted Naidu.
Shri Raghuvansh ji will all the time be remembered for his position within the implementation of MGNREGA.
My heartfelt condolences to bereaved members of the family. Om Shanti.
— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) September 13, 2020
Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah additionally condole the demise of the late chief.
बिहार के वरिष्ठ राजनेता रघुवंश बाबू के निधन की सूचना से अत्यंत दुःख हुआ। उनका पूरा जीवन लोहिया जी और कर्पूरी ठाकुर जी के विचारों के प्रति समर्पित रहा। गरीब व वंचित वर्ग के कल्याण के लिए उनका समर्पण सदैव याद किया जायेगा। मैं उनके परिजनों के प्रति संवेदना व्यक्त करता हूँ। ॐ शांति
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) September 13, 2020
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