Ram Vilas Paswan, union minister, passes away at 742 min read . Updated: 08 Oct 2020, 10:04 PM IST
- In 1977, Paswan was elected to Lok Sabha for the first time as Janata Party member
- During his over five-decade long career, Paswan has served as a Union minister under several prime ministers
Ram Vilas Paswan, Union minister of consumer affairs, food and public distribution, passed away late on Thursday. He recently underwent heart surgery in a Delhi hospital. Informing about his father's death, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan tweeted on Thursday: "Papa .... Now you are not in this world but I know you are always with me wherever you are. Miss you Papa ..." The veteran leader has been hospitalised for the last few weeks. He has long suffered from a heart condition, according to reports.
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