Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday expressed shock over demise of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan.
In a tweet, he said,’Shocked and saddened by the untimely demise of Union Cabinet Minister Shri Ram Vilas Paswan ji. Paswan ji has played a major role in upliftment of the poor and deprived. May God give strength to his family in this hour of distress. My heartfelt condolences.’
The Lok Janshakti Party founder and one of the prominent face among Dalit spectrum of Indian politics passed away in a hospital in New Delhi on Thursday after prolonged illness. He was 74.