New Delhi :
Former Union minister Captain Jai Narain Prasad Nishad died at a hospital here Monday following prolonged illness, sources said. Nishad (88), also a former Member of Parliament, was undergoing treatment at the Max Hospital, Saket, in south Delhi, where he breathed his last, they said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled his demise in a Twitter post.
â€œSaddened by the demise of Captain Jai Narain Prasad Nishad Ji. He served our nation with great diligence. Captain Nishadâ€™s efforts for the progress of Bihar were noteworthy. His work towards empowering the poor will always be remembered. Condolences to his family and supporters,â€ he tweeted.
Saddened by the demise of Captain Jai Narain Prasad Nishad Ji. He served our nation with great diligence. Captain Nishadâ€™s efforts for the progress of Bihar were noteworthy. His work towards empowering the poor will always be remembered. Condolences to his family and supporters.â€” Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 24, 2018
â€œThe former minister died today and the body was handed over to the family at around 1 pm,â€ a hospital source said. He was an MP from the Muzaffarpur constituency in Bihar, and his son, Ajay Nishad, is currently a lawmaker.
BJP president Amit Shah also expressed grief over the death of Captain Nishad. Shah said that he was connected to his roots and always worked for the poor and marginalised.
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