LJP MP and Ram Vilas Paswan's brother Ram Chandra Paswan passes away at 57

Ram Chandra Paswan was admitted to the hospital after he suffered cardiac arrest on July 12.

Published: 21st July 2019 03:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st July 2019 03:42 PM   |  A+A-

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LJP MP Ram Chandra Paswan (Photo | ANI)

By UNI

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the demise of Ram Chandra Paswan who was senior Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) leader and sitting Lok Sabha MP from Samastipur, Bihar.

He was 57 and died after a prolonged illness at Ram Manohar Lohia hospital here.

''Sad to hear of the passing of Shri Ram Chandra Paswan, MP (LS) from Samastipur, Bihar. He remained committed to serving those at the grassroots and contributed much to the well being of the people of Bihar. Condolences to his family, constituents and colleagues, '' Mr Kovind said in a tweet.

"Shri Ram Chandra Paswan Ji worked tirelessly for the poor and downtrodden. At every forum he spoke unequivocally for the rights of farmers and youngsters. His social service efforts were noteworthy. Pained by his demise. Condolences to his family and supporters. Om Shanti," Mr Modi said in a tweet.

LJP leader Chirag Paswan in a tweet said, "With heavy heart I am informing you all that my uncle is no more. He left us at 1:24pm at Ram Manohar Lohia hospital in Delhi."

Ram Chandra Paswan was the younger brother of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan.

He has represented Samastipur constituency in Lok Sabha.

Ram Chandra Paswan was admitted to the hospital after he suffered cardiac arrest on July 12.

He has two sons and a daughter.

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