RLD Chief Ajit Singh Death: 'Chhoti Chaudhary' RLD Chief Ajit Singh died of corona, treatment was going on in a private hospital in Gurugram
RLD Chief Ajit Singh Death died on Thursday morning in a private hospital in Gurugram due to a corona infection. 86-year-old Ajit Singh Corona was infected and his condition was said to be very critical for the last two days. On Wednesday, doctors told that his condition had become critical due to increasing lung infection.
Chaudhary was the son of Ajit Singh's former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh and had been a seven-time MP from his native seat Baghpat. Ajit Singh was also the Minister of Civil Aviation at the Center. Ajit Singh was counted among the biggest Jat leaders of the country and he is considered to have a special hold in western UP.
RLD performed well in panchayat elections
Let us know that the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) has made a great comeback in the Panchayat elections held in UP. According to the results announced so far, RLD has won eight seats in the Zilla Panchayat in Meerut, while the SP and BJP have got 6-6 seats. The party got four seats in Muzaffarnagar, while the Azad Samaj Party (Bhim Army) got 6 seats. Here BJP won 13 seats and BSP three seats.
On the other hand, in Shamli, RLD won 6 seats out of 19 and in Bulandshahr four seats. RLD has won ten seats in Aligarh, eight in Mathura and nine in Baghpat. RLD has performed well in Muzaffarnagar, Shamli, Bulandshahr, Baghpat, Hapur and Bijnor.
Such was the political journey
Chaudhary Ajit Singh entered politics in the year 1986. Ajit Singh's father former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh fell ill and was then sent to the Rajya Sabha in 1986. From 1987 to 1988, he was also the president of Lok Dal (A) and Janata Party, although it was believed that he could never come out of the shadow of his father.
In 1989, Ajit Singh merged his party into the Janata Dal and became the General Secretary. In 1989, Ajit Singh won the Lok Sabha elections from Baghpat for the first time. After this, he was made Union Minister in the VP Singh government. In 1991, he again won the Lok Sabha elections from Baghpat and also became a minister in Narasimha Rao's government. In 1996, he reached the Lok Sabha on a Congress ticket for the third time, although he later resigned from this seat.
Formed RLD and also supported BJP
In 1997, Ajit Singh founded the Rashtriya Lok Dal and then won the Lok Sabha election from Baghpat again in the 1997 by-election. He had to face defeat in the 1998 election. However, he won again in the 1999 elections and reached the Lok Sabha. From 2001 to 2003, he joined BJP and was a minister in the Atal Bihari government. Later in the year 2011, he became a part of the UPA. He was a minister in the Manmohan government from 2011 to 2014.
Ajit Singh suffered a major setback when he lost the Lok Sabha elections from Muzaffarnagar seat in 2014. After this, Ajit fought from Muzaffarnagar in the year 2019 but suffered defeat at the hands of BJP's Sanjeev Baliyan. The riots in Muzaffarnagar in 2013 had caused a lot of damage to the politics of RLD. These riots have demolished the famous Jat-Muslim equation of RLD.