BJP Lok Sabha MP from Bihar's Begusarai Bhola Singh passed away on Friday at Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.
Bhola Singh, 97, was suffering from longtime illness and was admitted to Delhi's hospital.
Bhola Singh was MP from Bihar's Begusarai and was elected MLA for eight times from the same constituency.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and shared condolences over Singh's demise.
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
Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays last respects to Lok Sabha MP from Bihar's Begusarai Bhola Singh who passed away at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital yesterday. pic.twitter.com/rrmT1OdG6I
— ANI (@ANI) October 20, 2018
Singh was the deputy speaker of Bihar Legislative Assembly from 2000 to 2005. IN 2008, he was made state urban development minister in the NDA government. He was a member of parliament from Nawada (2009) and Begusarai (2014). He was also the education minister of Bihar.