Chaudhary Ajit Singh, former Union minister and chief of the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD), passed away on Thursday of coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Chaudhary Ajit Singh passed away on Thursday at the age of 82. Ajit Singh was the Union minister of industry in former Prime Minister VP Singh's cabinet from December 1989 to November 1990. When his party joined the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) in 2011, Chaudhary Ajit Singh came on board to serve as the Union minister of civil aviation from December 2011 to May 2014. Chaudhary Ajit Singh is survived by his son, Jayant Chaudhary, and two daughters.
Source: Hindustan Times May 06, 2021 03:46 UTC