Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Ram Vilas Paswan residence in New Delhi to pay his final respects to the Lok Janashakti Occasion (LJP) chief who died yesterday.
PM Modi was accompanied by senior BJP leaders together with get together president JP Nadda at Mr Paswan’s residence the place the physique of the Bihar politician is stored.
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Mr Paswan, who was a minister in PM Modi’s cupboard, died at a Delhi hospital on Thursday the place he was recuperating from coronary heart surgical procedure. He was 74.
PM Modi, in his condolence message yesterday, had remembered the Dalit icon was a good friend and valued colleague whose interventions throughout Cupboard Conferences have been insightful.
Working collectively, shoulder to shoulder with Paswan Ji has been an unimaginable expertise. His interventions throughout Cupboard Conferences have been insightful. From political knowledge, statesmanship to governance points, he was good. Condolences to his household and supporters. Om Shanti.
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 8, 2020
His physique was introduced from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) early this morning.
President Ram Nath Kovind, Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Giriraj Singh additionally paid their respects to the chief.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, in a condolence letter to Mr Paswan’s son, Chirag, remembered the LJP chief for giving voice to essentially the most marginalised sections of the society. “As a Member of Parliament and Union Minister, he voiced their pursuits and considerations wth ardour. His unwavering dedication to socialjustice and equality is especially related in these occasions,” Mr Gandhi wrote.
Flags at Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament are flying at half-mast to condole the demise of the Union Minister.
Ram Vilas Paswan has been a minister in virtually all Central governments fashioned since 1989 and served six Prime ministers, beginning with the cupboard of VP Singh. In PM Modi’s cupboard, he was accountable for the Client Affairs, Meals and Public Distribution portfolios.
With inputs from businesses