In a statement, a spokesperson from Army Hospital Research and Referral confirmed that Singh passed away after a prolonged illness in Delhi. PM Narendra Modi was among those paying tribute to the former union minister, saying he was “saddened by his demise”.
PM modi says Jaswant Singh Ji will be remembered for his unique perspective on matters of politics and society. He also contributed to the strengthening of the BJP. I will always remember our interactions. Condolences to his family and supporters. Om Shanti
Jaswant Singh Ji served our nation diligently, first as a soldier and later during his long association with politics. During Atal Ji’s Government, he handled crucial portfolios and left a strong mark in the worlds of finance, defence and external affairs. Saddened by his demise.
rajanath singh says Paid my last respects to Shri Jaswant Singh ji and shared my heartfelt condolences with the bereaved family members.