Kalyan Singh Death: PM Modi pays tribute before the last rites of first BJP CM in Uttar Pradesh, other leaders also express grief

Publish Date: 23 Aug, 2021 |

Kalyan Singh Death:

The former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Kalyan Singh passed away recently on 21st August after a prolonged illness. Born in 1932 at the Maudauli village of Atrauli district, Aligarh, the UP CM Kalyan Singh was the Chief Minister in 1991 after BJP formed its first government in Uttar Pradesh. 

Kalyan Singh Age:

Former Minister of UP Kalyan passed away at the age of 89 years.

Kalyan Singh Political Career and role in Babri Masjid demolition:

Kalyan was appointed as the Governor of Rajasthan on 26th August 2014. But prior to this, Kalyan Singh became the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in June 1991. Followed by this, the controversial Babri Masjid was demolished by a large group of protesters and the Hindu right-wing activists aided by the right-wing political parties.

It must be noted that as per the charge sheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Babri Masjid demolition case, Kalyan Singh soon after becoming the chief minister visited Ayodhya with his colleagues and took a vow to construct Ram temple at the same place. 

In October 1991, the Kalyan Singh government acquired land of 2.77 acres around the Babri Masjid Complex, under a government notification, with an aim to “promote tourism.”

PM Modi on Kalyan Singh death:

After UP CM Kalyan Singh passed away, various great political personalities of the country including President Ram Nath Kovind and PM Narendra Modi expressed their grief. While PM Modi said that Kalyan Singh served humanity and worked for human welfare his whole life. And with Kalyan Singh death, the country has lost a significant personality and a capable political leader.

Kalyan Singh last rites:

The last rites of former UP CM Kalyan Singh took place at the Narora Ghat, Aligarh on Monday. While PM Modi visited UP to express his condolences to the family of Kalyan Singh on 22nd August 2021.

Ministers and political leaders pay respect to Kayan Singh:


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