Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan no more, dies in Delhi at age 74 | Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan no more, dies in Delhi at age 74; Second heart surgery was done 6 days ago


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Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan died in Delhi on Thursday. He was 74 years old. He was ill for the last few days and was admitted to Escort Hospital in Delhi. His son Chirag Paswan tweeted and informed about this.

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President Ramnath Kovind said that the country has lost a visionary leader. Ram Vilas Paswan was the most active and longest serving member of Parliament. They were the voice of the Dalits and fought the marginalized people.

Heart surgery was done a few days ago
Ram Vilas Paswan was hospitalized for the last one month. He had heart surgery on the night of 2 October in AIIMS. This was Paswan’s second heart surgery. He had also had a bypass surgery earlier.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh had called Chirag Paswan to get information about the health of the Union Minister.

Paswan contested the first election in 1969

  • Ram Vilas Paswan was born on July 5, 1946, in a poor and dalit family in Khagaria district of Bihar.
  • He did his MA from Bundelkhand University Jhansi and LLB from Patna University.
  • In 1969, for the first time, Paswan won the Bihar Rajya Sabha election as a candidate of the United Socialist Party.
  • In 1977, Paswan became a Member of Parliament in the sixth Lok Sabha on a Janata Party ticket.
  • Paswan won for the second time in the 1982 Lok Sabha elections.
  • He formed the Dalit Army in 1983 and was elected for the third time in the Ninth Lok Sabha in 1989.
  • He was elected to the 10th Lok Sabha in 1996.
  • In 2000 Paswan split from Janata Dal United and formed the Lok Jan Shakti Party.
  • He then joined the UPA government and became Chemicals and Food Minister and Steel Minister.
  • Paswan won the Lok Sabha election in 2004, but lost in 2009.
  • Also won elections in the twelfth, thirteenth and fourteenth Lok Sabha.
  • In August 2010, he was elected a member of the Bihar Rajya Sabha and was made a member of the Committee on Personnel and Pension Affairs and Rural Development.

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