Former Union Minister and veteran BJP leader Jaswant Singh died at the age of 82. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has mourned his death.
Former Union Minister and veteran BJP leader Jaswant Singh died at the age of 82. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has mourned his death. He said that he served the country with hard work, first as a soldier and later during his long association with politics.
Prime Minister Modi tweeted, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his tweet,” Jaswant Singh ji first served the country diligently as a soldier and later during his long association with politics. Atal ji’s government He handled important portfolios and made a strong mark in the world of finance, defense and external affairs. I am saddened by his demise.
Prime Minister Modi wrote in another tweet, “Jaswant Singh ji will be remembered for his unique outlook on matters of politics and society. He also contributed to strengthen the BJP. I will always remember our conversation with him. Condolences to his family and supporters. om Shanti.”
Defense Minister also expressed sorrow, said – will be remembered for service to the country
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh also expressed grief over the death of Jaywant Singh. He said that Jaswant Singh ji will be remembered for his intellectual abilities and stellar record in service to the country.
Rajnath Singh tweeted, “Deeply saddened by the passing away of veteran BJP leader and former Minister Mr. Jaswant Singh. He served the country in many capacities, including in charge of the Ministry of Defense. He distinguished himself as an effective minister and MP. Jaswant Singh ji will be remembered for his intellectual abilities and stellar record in service to the country. He also played an important role in strengthening the BJP in Rajasthan. Condolences to his family and supporters in this hour of grief. ॐ Peace. ‘
Many ministries handled in Atal government, ticket not received in 2014
Jaswant Singh took charge of ministries like Defense, Foreign and Finance between 1996 and 2004 in the NDA government headed by former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Bijapi did not give him a ticket, after which he left the party. The same year he suffered severe head injuries, since then he was in a coma.
In the government of Atal Bihari Vajpayee between 1996 and 2004, Jaswant Singh took charge of many important ministries like defense, foreign and finance. After serving for a long time in the Indian Army, he ventured into politics. Jaswant Singh was a member of both houses of parliament.
Jaswant Singh, one of the founding members of the BJP, was not given a ticket in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections by the party. After this, he tried his luck independently but faced defeat. He suffered a serious head injury due to a fall in 2014, after which he was in a coma.