Ram Vilas Paswan’s son Chirag Paswan and Well being Minister Harsh Vardhan had been amongst these current at AIIMS.

New Delhi:

The physique of Union Minister and Lok Janashakti Social gathering chief Ram Vilas Paswan was taken to his residence in Delhi from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) right this moment. He died on Thursday on the age of 74.

His son, Chirag Paswan, and Well being Minister Harsh Vardhan had been amongst these current on the AIIMS hospital early this morning.

Ram Vilas Paswan — a minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cupboard and the founding father of the Lok Janshakti Social gathering — died at a Delhi hospital the place he was recuperating from coronary heart surgical procedure. He was present process therapy on the hospital, and needed to endure surgical procedure final Saturday “because of the state of affairs that had out of the blue emerged,” Chirag Paswan had tweeted on Saturday.

The nationwide flags on the Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament had been flown at half-mast right this moment to condole the demise of the minister.


The nationwide flag on the Rashtrapati Bhavan flown at half-mast as an indication of respect.

House ministry officers stated state funeral will probably be accorded to Ram Vilas Paswan and the nationwide flag will fly at half-mast in Delhi and state capitals as mark of respect. Cremation will happen in Patna on Saturday.

Ram Vilas Paswan has been a minister in nearly 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.