Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “My grief is beyond words.” Zero born in the country cannot be replenished. The death of Ram Vilas Paswan is my personal loss. I lost a friend, a valuable colleague and a passionate person who ensures the dignified life of every poor person.
Prime Minister Modi further said, Ram Vilas Paswan stepped into politics through hard work and determination. As a youth leader, he opposed atrocities and attacks on democracy during the Emergency. He was an outstanding parliamentarian and minister, who made lasting contributions in many policy areas.
Prime Minister Modi said, working together, walking shoulder to shoulder with Paswan has been an incredible experience. His interventions during the cabinet meetings were practical. He was a genius on political knowledge, governance issues. Condolences to his family and supporters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted his pictures with Ram Vilas Paswan.
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