Uttar Pradesh former CM Kalyan Singh no more

Uttar Pradesh, August 22: In a tragic incident, Uttar Pradesh former CM Kalyan Singh took his last breath at the age of 89 years in Lucknow on Saturday. According to the reports, former CM Kalyan Singh was admitted to the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Uttar Pradesh on July 4. He was on dialysis after his health condition deteriorated. It is said that he died due to multi-organ failure.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adithyanath and other leaders expressed their condolences to his family members. The UP state government declared three days of mourning.

He died due to sepsis and multi-organ failure, the hospital said.

Uttar Pradesh has announced a three-day mourning and a holiday on Monday, when the former chief minister’s last rites will be performed.

Singh was the Uttar Pradesh chief minister when the Babri mosque was demolished by a mob of “karsevaks” in Ayodhya on December 6, 1992. Along with BJP veterans L K Advani and M M Joshi, he was among the 32 people acquitted in the demolition case in September last year.

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