Leaders from throughout social gathering strains paid tribute to late Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan after his physique reached Patna airport on Friday.
Among these current have been Bihar Chief Minister and JDU chief Nitish Kumar, Deputy CM and BJP chief Sushil Kumar Modi, Leader of Opposition in Assembly and RJD chief Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad (BJP) and Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey (BJP). LJP chief Chirag Paswan paid floral tribute to his father. Tejashwi was seen consoling him.
Even as Covid security norms have been in place, there was a surge of supporters at Patna airport, with a few of them chanting “Ram Vilas Paswan amar rahe (lengthy reside Ram Vilas Paswan)”.
People lined up alongside roads to pay their respects because the automobile carrying Paswan’s physique handed by. Scores of LJP leaders returned from their Assembly segments, the place they’d gone forward of the Assembly polls, to bid their last farewell to the social gathering patriarch.
The cremation will happen with full state honours on Saturday afternoon.
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