Former Union minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, whose latest resignation from the RJD based and headed by Lalu Prasad has left political waters in Bihar astir, has fallen critically in poor health and put on a ventilator, an in depth aide stated on Saturday.
Singh, who has been admitted at AIIMS, Delhi for a couple of week after creating post-COVID problems, resigned from the first membership of the get together on Thursday and adopted it up with an open letter, a day later, addressed to Prasad’s arch rival and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, triggering speculations about his future strikes.
“Singh sahibs condition deteriorated considerably last night. At 11.56 pm, he was put on ventilator. We are praying for his well-being”, the aide, who stays by the aspect of the septuagenarian, advised PTI-Bhasha over telephone.
A staunch loyalist of the RJD supremo whom he supported in thick and skinny, Singh ran afoul with the get together a number of months in the past when murmurs about mafia don turned politician Rama Singh, his rival in Vaishali Lok Sabha constituency, led him to resign from the publish of the nationwide vice-president.
A cupboard colleague of Prasad within the Manmohan Singh authorities, Singh thereby stymied Rama Singhs entry into the get together and though he didn’t quit the first membership at the moment, he stayed away from the RJDs everyday affairs which was attributed, partly, to his ill-health.
On Thursday, his hand-written notice addressed to Prasad declaring that he has had sufficient went viral on the social media.
On the identical day, the RJD supremo despatched a letter to Singh from Ranchi, making an emotional attraction to his companion for over three many years to not depart the get together.
On Friday, Singh wrote one other letter from hospital, this time addressed to Nitish Kumar, which was seen as his try to cosy as much as the chief minister, who heads the JD(U) and has been a fierce rival of the RJD supremo for many years.
Often known as the architect of the MNREGA scheme, which was floated when he was the Union minister for rural growth, Singh has been in political wilderness for a while, having misplaced two consecutive elections in 2014 and 2019 from Vaishali which he has represented within the Lok Sabha a document 5 instances.
His relations with Tejashwi Yadav, youthful son and inheritor obvious of Lalu Prasad, turned bitter when he began pitching for Nitish Kumar again to the Grand Alliance helmed by the RJD, after the get together acquired its worst-ever drubbing within the Lok Sabha polls final 12 months.
The JD(U) is alleged to be eager to win over Singh, a extremely revered Rajput chief, within the run as much as the meeting elections, and speculations have been rife that it’s mooting a legislative council berth for the previous Union ministers son.