Bihar Minister and BJP MLA Vinod Singh passed away in Delhi on Monday. He was ill for a past few days The MLA had been running ill for long time and was admitted to the hospital a few days ago after complaining of a brain hemorrhage. The demise of Minister Vinod Singh was reported by his PA Rajeev Ranjan himself.
Bihar’s Backward and Extremely Backward Classes Welfare Minister Vinod Kumar Singh and his wife tested positive for COVID-19 early in June. The minister said when he came to know about his test report, he first went to Katihar Medical College and Hospital and thereafter to the isolation ward of a hotel in the town.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has expressed their condolences.
“It was very sad to hear the news Bihar Minister Vinod Singh’s demise, Re-infected with Corona and Medanta had been in Delhi for 2 months. He was an MLA from Pranpur (Katihar) 3 times. My humble tribute”, Deputy CM tweeted.
बिनोद सिंह मंत्री बिहार सरकार की मृत्यु का समाचार सुन अत्यंत दुःख हुआ ।कोरोना से दुबारा संक्रमित हुए और मेदांता दिल्ली में २ माह से भरती थे।प्राणपुर ( कटिहार) से ३ बार विधायक रहे ।मेरी विनम्र श्रद्धांजलि।
— Sushil Kumar Modi (@SushilModi) October 12, 2020
State Health Minister Mangal Pandey tweeted, “Two and a half decade old friend, colleague got separated from me today! I am deeply saddened by the untimely demise of Cabinet Minister Shri Vinod Kumar Singh in Bihar Government. Their departure is my personal loss. May God grant them space in their deeds and give strength to their families to suffer. Om Shanti!”
ढाई दशक पुराना मित्र , सहयोगी आज मुझसे बिछड़ गया ! बिहार सरकार में कैबिनेट मंत्री श्री विनोद कुमार सिंह जी के असामयिक निधन से अत्यंत दुखी हूँ | उनका जाना मेरी व्यक्तिगत क्षति है | ईश्वर उन्हें अपने श्रीचरणों में स्थान दें और उनके परिजनों को दुख सहने की शक्ति दें।
ॐ शांति! pic.twitter.com/uigv1RRMoB
— Mangal Pandey (@mangalpandeybjp) October 12, 2020
In the 2010 elections, Vinod Kumar Singh defeated Mahendra Narayan Yadav, a four-time MLA from Pranupur constituency in Katihar district. In 2015, Vinod Kumar Singh defeated NCP candidate Ishrat Praveen and reached the assembly. He was entrusted with the responsibility of the Minister of Mining and Geology in the Nitish government and later the Ministry of Backward and Backward Welfare.