Lucknow/New Delhi, Sep 22: Samajwadi Party (SP) on Sunday expressed profound grief over the sad demise of party General Secretary Mohan Singh
SP spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary said he was unwell for a long time, and the party is saddened by this loss.
“Our leader, Mohan Singh, was not well from a very long time. He was being operated in Delhi. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and other party members are very sad,” he said in Lucknow.
Advisor to the Uttar Pradesh Government, Madhukar Jetley said that Singh’s demise is great loss to the Samajwadi Party.
He worked with several great personalities. Samajwadi Party will face a huge loss. May his soul rest in peace and his family get strength to bear the loss,” he said.
Cutting across party lines, politicians condoled the death of the Samajwadi Party leader, and said his presence will be truly missed by everyone.
Janata Dal- United (JD-U) President Sharad Yadav said: ” He was in our party for a very long time; after that he went to SP. His demise is a huge loss. He was a very sober and balanced person. On behalf of my party, I pay him tribute.”
Former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Vijay Bahadur said that Singh would never compromise with his ideology.
“Mohan Singhji never compromised with his ideology. He gave priority to principles, not votes. He will be really missed,” he said.
Expressing grief over Singh’s demise, Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Atul Anjan said that he was a good leader, and his presence would be missed for a long time.
“He was a good leader. His life was full of struggles. He was a healthy man, without any ill habits, and he will be missed for a long time,” he said.
Mohan Singh passed away on Sunday at AIIMS after prolonged illness.
Singh, 68 was reportedly suffering from cancer. (ANI)