New Delhi, 8 October 2020: Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla has condoled the demise of Union Minister Shri Ram Vilas Paswan. In his message, Shri Birla said:
'I condole the demise of Union Minister Shri Ram Vilas Paswan. He worked for the downtrodden and the underprivileged throughout his life. May the Almighty bless his soul. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members. Om Shanti !
He followed the footsteps of Lokmanya Jayaprakash Narayan and strengthened the socialist movement. During his long journey from student politics to the Parliament, he respected democratic values and constitutional conventions. His life will continue to inspire us.'