New Delhi : Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday expressed grief over the demise of former Governor and Union Minister Dr. Bhishma Narain Singh.
Rahul Gandhi condoles ex-union minister Bhishma Narain Singh's demise
Dr. Singh breathed his last yesterday in Fortis Hospital following a prolonged illness.
"The passing away of Dr Bhishma Narain Singh, former Governor and Union Minister, leaves a deep void in the Congress Party. My condolences to his family in this time of grief. May his soul rest in peace," he tweeted.
According to media reports, his cremation will take place on August 2 at Lodi Road crematorium.
Bhishma Narain Singh was the former governor of seven states including Tamil Nadu, Meghalaya, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh. He also held various portfolios during the Congress rule led by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.