RLD chief Chaudhary Ajit Singh dies of COVID-19

RLD chief Chaudhary Ajit Singh dies of COVID-19

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh died of Covid-19 Thursday. The former Union minister was 86.

He was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Gurgaon after testing positive for the coronavirus.

Chaudhary Ajit Singh was the son of former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh. He was a seven-time MP from Baghpat and has also served as the Union Minister of Civil Aviation.

Ajit Singh was inducted as the Union minister of industry in the VP Singh government. Moreover, he had joined the PV Narasimha Rao government as food minister.

Ajit Singh had formed RLD. He had joined the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government as agriculture minister in 2001. He was also a part of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government till May 2003.

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