Bihar’s Begusarai MP and senior Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Bhola Singh died on Friday at Delhi’s Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. Singh was 97.
BJP Lok Sabha MP from Bihar's Begusarai, Bhola Singh passed away at Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, today.— ANI (@ANI) October 19, 2018
“He (Bhola Singh) will be remembered for his outstanding service to society and efforts towards the development of Bihar,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.
Anguished by the demise of Lok Sabha MP from Begusarai, Shri Bhola Singh Ji. He will be remembered for his outstanding service to society and efforts towards the development of Bihar. My thoughts are with his family and supporters in this hour of grief.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 19, 2018
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According to sources, Singh was ill for a long time and was admitted in Delhi hospital
Bhola Singh was elected MLA from Begusarai constituency eight times. He was a member of parliament from Nawada in 2009 and Begusarai in 2014. He was also the Education Minister of Bihar and the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.