File photograph of LJP Chief Chirag Paswan with his father and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan. (PTI)
From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, tweeted condolences for Ram Vilas Paswan.
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The demise of Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan got here as a shock to leaders throughout political circle. The veteran LJP chief handed away at 74 in Delhi’s Fortis Hospital on Thursday. From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, tweeted condolences for the minister.
Here are all of the tributes:
President Ram Nath Kovind expressed grief over the demise of Ram Vilas Paswan and mentioned, “In the demise of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, the nation has lost a visionary leader. He was among the most active and longest-serving members of parliament. He was the voice of the oppressed, and championed the cause of the marginalized.”
In the demise of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, the nation has misplaced a visionary chief. He was among the many most energetic and longest-serving members of parliament. He was the voice of the oppressed, and championed the trigger of the marginalized.
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) October 8, 2020
“Working together, shoulder to shoulder with Paswan Ji has been an incredible experience. His interventions during Cabinet Meetings were insightful. From political wisdom, statesmanship to governance issues, he was brilliant. Condolences to his family and supporters. Om Shanti,” PM Modi mentioned.
I’m saddened past phrases. There is a void in our nation that may maybe by no means be crammed. Shri Ram Vilas Paswan Ji’s demise is a private loss. I’ve misplaced a good friend, valued colleague and somebody who was extraordinarily passionate to make sure each poor particular person leads a life of dignity. pic.twitter.com/2UUuPBjBrj
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 8, 2020
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh additionally expressed grief and recalled how Ram Vilas Paswan labored for the welfare of Dalits and other people from different weaker sections of society.
केंद्रीय मंत्री श्री रामविलास पासवान जी का निधन मेरे लिए अत्यंत पीड़ादायक है। अपने लम्बे राजनीतिक जीवन में उन्होंने हमेशा ग़रीबों, दलितों एवं वंचितों के कल्याण के लिए काम किया। उनकी गिनती बिहार की मिट्टी से जुड़े क़द्दावर नेताओं में थी और उनके सभी दलों के साथ अच्छे सम्बंध थे।
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) October 8, 2020
Former Prime Minister H D Devegowda mentioned he’s deeply saddened by the demise of Ram Vilas Paswan. “I am deeply saddened by the demise of Union Minister and 8-term MP Shri. Ram Vilas Paswan ji. He was very dear to me and had worked as the Railways Minister in my cabinet. Losing a very senior leader like him is a great loss for our country,” he tweeted.
I’m deeply saddened by the demise of Union Minister and 8-term MP Shri. Ram Vilas Paswan ji. He was very pricey to me and had labored because the Railways Minister in my cupboard. Losing a really senior chief like him is a superb loss for our nation.@irvpaswan1/2
— H D Devegowda (@H_D_Devegowda) October 8, 2020
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi prolonged condolences to the household of Ram Vilas Paswan and recalled how he labored for the welfare of weaker sections of the society.
रामविलास पासवान जी के असमय निधन का समाचार दुखद है। ग़रीब-दलित वर्ग ने आज अपनी एक बुलंद राजनैतिक आवाज़ खो दी।उनके परिवारजनों को मेरी संवेदनाएँ।
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) October 8, 2020
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren additionally expressed grief over the demise of Ram Vilas Paswan. He mentioned, “Extremely sad to hear about the demise of Union Minister #RamvilasPaswan’ji. A long time Parliamentarian, his contribution to public life will be remembered . My condolences to family members, @iChiragPaswan in this hour of bereavement. May his soul rest in peace.”
Extremely unhappy to listen to concerning the demise of Union Minister #RamvilasPaswan‘ji. A very long time Parliamentarian, his contribution to public life will probably be remembered . My condolences to relations , @iChiragPaswan on this hour of bereavement. May his soul relaxation in peace.
— Hemant Soren (घर में रहें – सुरक्षित रहें) (@HemantSorenJMM) October 8, 2020
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted, “Deeply saddened to hear the news of the passing away of Ram Vilas Paswan Ji. He was a veteran politician, leader and a long-time Parliamentarian. My condolences to his family, colleagues and his many admirers.”
Deeply saddened to listen to the information of the passing away of Ram Vilas Paswan Ji. He was a veteran politician, chief and a long-time Parliamentarian. My condolences to his household, colleagues and his many admirers.
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) October 8, 2020
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has additionally expressed deep grief over the passing away of Ram Vilas Paswan. “The Dalit leader and Lok Janshakti Party (LSP) Chief with over five decades of public life has been the voice of downtrodden,” the Chief Minister mentioned.
NCP President Sharad Pawar mentioned, “Saddened to hear about the demise of Shri Ramvilas Paswan. He was a veteren leader and founder of Lok Janshakti Party. I had a long association with him as a Parliamentarian. My sincere condolences to his family. RIP”
Saddened to listen to concerning the demise of Shri Ramvilas Paswan.He was a veteren chief and founder of Lok Janshakti Party. I had a protracted affiliation with him as a Parliamentarian.My honest condolences to his household. RIP
— Sharad Pawar (@PawarSpeaks) October 8, 2020
Conveying condolences to the household of Ram Vilas Paswan, Telangana Chief Minister Okay Chandrashekhar Rao recalled that how he (Ram Vilas Paswan) stood by the Telangana Separate state hood motion. “Ram Vilas Paswan is remembered as a Political leader and social reformer in the Indian History,” Rao mentioned.