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RLD Chief Ajit Singh Dies Of Covid-19 At 86

Former Union minister and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh died of Covid-19 on Thursday. He was undergoing treatment at a Gurgaon hospital after testing positive for Covid-19.

May 06, 2021

In this file photo, Rashtriya Lok Dal leader Ajit Singh poses in his office after taking charge of the Civil Aviation Ministry, in New Delhi. Singh passed away at a Gurugram hospital on Thursday, May 6, 2021 after losing battle to Covid-19. He was 82.

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In this file photo. Rashtriya Lokdal President Chaudhary Ajit Singh, party secetary Jayant Chaudhary and JD(U) President Sharad Yadav at "Kisan Adhikaar Rally" in Baldev near Mathura.

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In this file photo, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh (right) gestures during a press conference with Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan in Mumbai.

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In this file photo, Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief and former Union minister Chaudhary Ajit Singh is seen with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior BJP leader LK Advani and AIADMK's M Thambidurai in the Central Hall of Parliament, in New Delhi. Singh passed away at a Gurugram hospital on Thursday, May 6, 2021 after losing battle to Covid-19. He was 82.

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In this file photo, then Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram with new Cabinet Minister Ajit Singh after his swearing-in ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Ajit Singh with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other leaders during birth anniversary celebration of the late Chaudhary Charan Singh at Parliament in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief and former Union minister Chaudhary Ajit Singh attends a book release function with Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and JD(S) chief HD Devegowda, in New Delhi. Singh passed away at a Gurugram hospital on Thursday, May 6, 2021 after losing battle to Covid-19. He was 82.

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In this file photo, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee talk to media after a meeting in Kolkata.

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In this file photo, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav at the inauguration ceremony of the new terminal building at the Charan Singh Airport in Lucknow.

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In this file photo, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh before a meeting with the leaders of various recognised Air India unions at Rajiv Bhawan in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Ajit Singh, Gurdas Dasgupta, Sushma Swaraj, LK Advani and other leaders after an all-party meeting on Lokpal Bill at 7RCR in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh with Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata during a meeting in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Social activist Anna Hazare meets RLD chief Ajit Singh in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati, RLD chief Ch Ajit Singh and his son and party leader Jayant Chaudhary wave during their joint election campaign rally at Deoband in Saharanpur.

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In this file photo, Union Minister and RLD chief Chaudhary Ajit Singh with Congress President Sonia Gandhi waving at crowd at an election rally in Aligarh.

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In this file photo, Ajit Singh and son Jayant Chaudhary

Photograph by Sanjay Rawat