Digvijay Singh passed away: Former Union minister and Lok Sabha member Digvijay Singh dead
Digvijay Singh passed away: Former Union minister and Lok Sabha member Digvijay Singh dead, 54 year old in a private St. Thomas Hospital in London today on June 24, 2010 (Thursday) as Digvijay Singh was suffering from brain haemorrhage. Digvijay Singh survived with wife Putul Kumari and two daughters, Mansi Singh and Shreyasi Singh. Shri Digvijay Singh was an Indian politician from the state of Bihar and was an Independent Member of the Parliament of India representing Banka in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian Parliament.
Digvijay Singh who passed away served as a Member of the Parliament of India five times – three times in the Lok Sabha (1998, 1999, 2009) and two times in the Rajya Sabha (1990, 2004). He served as Union Minister of State in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Government (1999-2004) and Chandrashekhar Government (1990-1991). He was also a successful sports administrator, having served as President of the National Rifle Association of India since 1999.