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Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan Undergoes Heart Surgery, Says Chirag Paswan

File photo of Union Minister and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan.

File photo of Union Minister and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan.

Chirag Paswan said his father underwent a heart surgery due to sudden developments on Saturday evening, which forced him to cancel a party meeting and rush to be by his father’s side.

Union minister and Lok Janshakti Party patron Ram Vilas Paswan has undergone a heart surgery, his son Chirag Paswan said on Sunday. Ram Vilas Paswan (74), who has been in active politics for more than five decades and is one of the country’s most noted Dalit leaders, has been hospitalised for the last few weeks.

In a tweet, Chirag Paswan said his father underwent a heart surgery due to sudden developments on Saturday evening, which forced him to cancel a party meeting and rush to be by his father’s side. If needed, the Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution will undergo another operation in a few weeks, he said.

Chirag Paswan thanked people for standing with him and his family in this hour of crisis.


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