Former union minister Digvijay Singh dies in London

June 24th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Former union minister and Lok Sabha MP from Bihar Digvijay Singh passed away in a hospital in London, a member of his personal staff said here Thursday. He was 54.
“He died at the St. Thomas Hospital London,” his aide S.K. Mishra said.

Digvijay Singh, a former Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader, won the 2009 Lok Sabha election from Banka constituency as an independent candidate.

He had served as minister of state for external affairs in the National Democratic Alliance government of prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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