RLD Chief Ajit Singh succumbs to Covid-19


Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief and former union minister Ajit Singh passed away on Thursday (May 6) morning at a hospital in Gurugram due to COVID-19 complications. He was 86.

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

Ajit Singh was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Gurugram after testing positive for coronavirus. According to reports, the RLD chief's condition deteriorated on Tuesday night due to a lung infection.