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Ex-Union Minister Jaswant Singh Dies At 82. "Saddened By Demise," Says PM

Ex-Union Minister Jaswant Singh Dies At 82.
New Delhi:

Former union minister Jaswant Singh died this morning. He was 82. 

In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the seasoned BJP leader "served our nation diligently first as a soldier and later during his long association with politics." "Jaswant Singh Ji served our nation diligently, first as a soldier and later during his long association with politics. During Atal Ji's Government, he handled crucial portfolios and left a strong mark in the worlds of finance, defence and external affairs. Saddened by his demise," PM Modi's tweet read.