Senior Rashtriya Janata Dal leader and outdated Union Minister Raghunath Jha handed away leisurely on Sunday at Delhi’s Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. He was as soon as laid low with kidney ailment.
Raghunath Jha, seventy eight, was as soon as Union Minister of Advise for Heavy Industries and Public Mission within the UPA executive led by outdated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
He was as soon as elected Member of Parliament twice from Gopalgunj and Bettiah Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar and was as soon as also six-time legislator from Sheohar Assembly constituency of the Advise.
His political profession included stints with a complete lot of totally different political parties equivalent to the Congress, the Rashtriya Janata Dal, the Socialist Fetch together and the Samajwadi event.
Mr. Jha was as soon as also one of many three prominent chief ministerial candidates in Bihar after the 1990 Assembly polls however Lalu Prasad succeeded in his utter to steer the Advise’s first Janata Dal executive.
Mr. Jha’s name had recently hit headlines as quite lots of discontinuance leaders and event workers who had donated land to the family of RJD chief Lalu Prasad.
His son Ajit Jha too was as soon as an MLA from Sheohar constituency.
The outdated Minister’s physique will attain Patna within the afternoon and the last rites shall be conducted at his village in Sheohar district.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, RJD leaders Rabri Devi, Tejashwi Yadav and others consider expressed their peril and sorrow over loss of life of Mr. Jha.
“For us, the demise of Raghunath Chacha (uncle) is irreparable…we declare our deepest condolences at his loss of life…I’m in Ranchi and can let our event leader Lalu Prasad learn about Jha chacha’s loss of life,” Mr. Tejashwi Yadav talked about.