New Delhi: Tributes & condolence messages poured in after former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Senior BJP leader Kalyan Singh died today in Lucknow due to sepsis and multi-organ failure. He was 89.
PM Narendra Modi express his sorrow and said on Twitter , “I am saddened beyond words. Kalyan Singh Ji.. statesman, veteran administrator, grassroots level leader and great human. He leaves behind an indelible contribution towards the development of Uttar Pradesh.”
Sharing an old picture from one of his meetings with Kalyan Singh, PM Modi said he also spoke to the BJP leader’s son, Rajveer Singh, and expressed condolences. “Om Shanti ” the PM added.
In a another tweet, the PM said, “Generations to come will remain forever grateful to Kalyan Singh for his contributions towards India’s cultural regeneration. He was firmly rooted in Indian values and took pride in our centuries old traditions.”
“Kalyan Singh Ji gave voice to crores of people belonging to the marginalised sections of society. He made numerous efforts towards the empowerment of farmers, youngsters and women,” PM Modi wrote.