Union ministerRam Vilas Paswan Passed away at 74, Ram Vilas Paswan had undergone heart surgery last week and was due to undergo another one in a few days. He was in critical condition with multiple organ complications. The saddened in Indian politics the sudden demise of a Dalit leader puts everyone in sorrows the news has been declared by his son Mr. Chirag Paswan by taking it to twitter. by sharing his emotions on twitter. by saying “पापा….अब आप इस दुनिया में नहीं हैं लेकिन मुझे पता है आप जहां भी हैं हमेशा मेरे साथ हैं। Miss you Papa…”
पापा….अब आप इस दुनिया में नहीं हैं लेकिन मुझे पता है आप जहां भी हैं हमेशा मेरे साथ हैं।
Miss you Papa… pic.twitter.com/Qc9wF6Jl6Z
— युवा बिहारी चिराग पासवान (@iChiragPaswan) October 8, 2020
Ram Vilas Paswan (5 July 1946 – 8 October 2020). The Indian politician from Bihar and the Cabinet Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution. He is also well known as Dalit Leader. Paswan was also the president of the Lok Janshakti Party, an eight-time Lok Sabha member, and Rajya Sabha MP. He started his political career as a member of the Samyukta Socialist Party and was elected to the Bihar Assembly in 1969.
Next, he joined Lok Dal upon its formation in 1974 and became its general secretary. He opposed the emergency and was arrested during the period. He entered the Lok Sabha in 1977, as a Janata Party member from Hajipur constituency, was chosen again in 1980, 1989, 1996 and 1998, 1999, 2004, and 2014.
In 2000, Ram Vilas Paswan formed the Lok Janshakti Party as its president. Along with Paswan his brother, Ram Chandra Paswan, Capt. Jai Narain Prasad Nishad and Ramesh Jigajinagi also joined the party.
LJP contested the polls in alliance with the Indian National Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal and won four Lok Sabha seats. Ram Vilas Paswan remained a Union Minister in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers and the Ministry of Steel.
Paswan has served as a Union Minister under five different Prime Ministers and continuously held a cabinet berth in all the Council of Ministers formed since 1996 (as of 2015). He was also part of all the national coalitions. Paswan lost the elections from Hajipur to the Janata Dal’s Ram Sundar Das, a former Chief Minister of Bihar for the first time in 33 years. His party the Lok Janshakti Party was not able to win any seats in the 15th Lok Sabha, while his coalition partner Yadav and his party too failed to perform well and were reduced to 4 seats.
And then later in 2014, General Elections Paswan was elected as a member of the 16th Lok Sabha from Hijapur. while his son Chirag Paswan won from Jamui constituency also in Bihar. Paswan was again given charge of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution in May 2014, which continued in the Second Modi ministry in 2019.