Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, RJD chief Tejashwi Yadav and different leaders paid tribute to Ram Vilas Paswan, after mortal remains of the late Union Minister and LJP founder reached at Patna airport. Pawan died on October 8 (Thursday) in Delhi. Ram Vilas Paswan’s son Chirag Paswan and different family members additionally paid tribute to the late chief on the Patna airport.
Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan could be accorded a state funeral, and Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad would signify the central authorities on the ceremony in Patna, an official assertion and sources mentioned on Friday. Paswan (74) died at a personal hospital on Thursday night after not too long ago present process a coronary heart surgical procedure.
At a specifically convened assembly of the Union Cabinet this morning, it was determined that Prasad would signify the federal government of India and the Union Council of Ministers on the funeral of the veteran chief, they mentioned.
Bihar: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, RJD chief Tejashwi Yadav and different leaders pay tribute to Union Minister and LJP chief #RamVilasPaswan, at Patna airport.
The Minister handed away yesterday in Delhi. pic.twitter.com/zOD3QgrQ2w
— ANI (@ANI) October 9, 2020
The Cabinet condoled the demise of the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and noticed a two-minute silence in his reminiscence, in accordance with the assertion.
“The Cabinet approved a state funeral to be accorded for Shri Ramvilas Paswan,” the assertion mentioned.
The Cabinet additionally handed a decision which mentioned, “The Cabinet expresses profound sorrow at the sad demise of Shri Ramvilas Paswan, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution. In his passing away, the nation has lost an eminent leader, a distinguished parliamentarian and an able administrator.”
“The Cabinet extends its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family on behalf of the Government and the entire nation,” it added.
Bihar: Chirag Paswan – son of Union Minister and LJP chief #RamVilasPaswan – and different family members pay tribute to him, after his mortal remains had been dropped at Patna Airport. pic.twitter.com/h8zVSUm3L8
— ANI (@ANI) October 9, 2020
Born on July 5, 1946, in Shaharbanni in Bihar’s Khagaria district, Paswan was educated at Kosi College, Khagaria and Patna University. He obtained levels in Master of Arts (MA) and Bachelor of Law (LLB). He was additionally conferred the Degree of D.Litt. (Honoris Causa) by Bundelkhand University, Jhansi.
Paswan was one of the vital common leaders from Bihar and loved sturdy mass assist. He was elected to the Bihar Legislative Assembly in 1969 as a member of the Samyukta Socialist Party.
Thereafter, he was elected as a member of the sixth Lok Sabha from Hajipur constituency in 1977 with a file margin. He was re-elected to the seventh Lok Sabha in 1980 and the eighth in 1984.
Paswan was re-elected to the ninth Lok Sabha in 1989 and appointed because the Union minister for labour and welfare. In 1996, he grew to become the minister for railways and continued to carry the publish until 1998.
He later served because the minister for communications from October 1999 to September 2001, when he was made the minister of coal and mines, a portfolio he held until April 2002.
After the 2004 Lok Sabha elections, Paswan joined the United Progressive Alliance authorities and was made the minister of chemical substances and fertilisers and minister of metal.
He was elected to the 16th Lok Sabha in 2014 and served because the minister of client affairs, meals and public distribution.
In 2019, he was elected to Rajya Sabha and continued because the minister of client affairs, meals and public distribution. Paswan was thought of the voice of the oppressed and all the time championed the reason for marginalised sections of the society, the decision mentioned.