Lucknow: Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP and veteran columnist Rajnath Nath Singh ' Surya ' passed away on Thursday (June 13) in Lucknow. The mortal remains of ' Surya ' will be placed at King George's Medical University, Lucknow. The Surya had given his body to the medical college. He had been running ill for quite some time now.
Up CM Yogi Adityanath has expressed deep grief over the demise of former Rajya Sabha MP Rajnath Singh ' Surya '. Expressing his condolences to the families of the deceased, he said that Rajnath Singh ' Surya ' always gave priority to public concerns. Expressing grief over the demise of the ' sun ', speaker of the Assembly, Hrib Narayan Dixit said, "Pray to God to give the virtuous soul the strength to endure this immense sorrow for the bereaved family.
Rajnath Singh, a resident of Janura Street in Ayodhya, was known for his writings and eloquent views. The simple nature of Rajnath Singh was a big name in the journalism world as well. His editorial articles in big newspapers often lived in the headlines. Rajnath was 82 years old. He passed away at his residence at Patakarapuram Colony, Lucknow.