Indian Former Union minister Jaswant Singh Dies Of Heart Attack
New Delhi: Indian former Union minister Jaswant Singh passed away Sunday morning due to cardiac arrest. The 82-year-old was admitted to Army hospital on June 25 and was being treated for Sepsis and multi-organ Dysfunction.
The BJP leader has contributed much to the development of the party in India. Before joining the party he had served in the Indian Army. Extending his condolences, Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi tweeted: Jaswant Singh Ji served our nation diligently, first as a soldier and later during his long association with politics. During Atal Ji's Government, he handled crucial portfolios and left a strong mark in the worlds of finance, defense, and external affairs. Saddened by his demise."
"Jaswant Singh Ji will be remembered for his unique perspective on matters of politics and society. He also contributed to the strengthening of the BJP. I will always remember our interactions.” – He continued.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said: “Deeply pained by the passing away of veteran BJP leader and former Minister, Shri Jaswant Singh ji. He served the nation in several capacities including the charge of Raksha Mantri. He distinguished himself as an effective Minister and Parliamentarian."