Former union minister Jaswant Singh, died Sunday morning after a cardiac arrest at Delhi’s Army Hospital (Research & Referral) where he was admitted in June. He was 82.
“It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad demise of Honourable Major Jaswant Singh (Retired), former Cabinet Minister of government of India at 0655 hours on 27 September 2020. He was admitted on 25 Jun 2020 and being treated for Sepsis with Multiorgan Dysfunction Syndrome and effects of Severe Head Injury old (Optd) had a Cardiac arrest this morning,” a statement from the hospital said.
Jaswant Singh had served as India’s foreign minister, defense minister and finance minister.
Prime Minister Modi took to twitter and said: