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Former Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi Cremated In Patna With Full State Honours

The mortal remains of former Bihar deputy chief minister, Sushil Kumar Modi, were brought to Patna on Tuesday for his final rites. Several leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) paid last tribute to the leader. The cremation, held at around 5:30 PM, was conducted with full state honour.  #WATCH | Former Bihar Dy CM Sushil Kumar Modi's last rites being performed at the Digha Ghat in Patna.State honour being given at the last rites. pic.twitter.com/BTK9Ac2nka — ANI (@ANI) May 14, 2024 A statement issued by the Chief Minister's Office said that Modi, who succumbed to renal cancer at the age of 72 on Monday night at Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences, will be accorded full state honours during his cremation.   #WATCH | Pat...
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Gentleman politician from JP era, Nitish’s ‘Lakshman’, Sushil Modi leaves a void in Bihar

Patna: In the political landscape of Bihar from 1990 to 2020, three figures stood out — Lalu Prasad Yadav, Ram Vilas Paswan and Nitish Kumar. Yet, Sushil Kumar Modi emerged as an influential fourth force. The late economist Shaibal Gupta once remarked, “Sushil Kumar Modi lacks the charisma of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav,” but he firmly believed Modi could have been an excellent chief minister for Bihar if given the opportunity. Unfortunately for Modi, his prospects of becoming CM dimmed when his party chose Nitish Kumar as the National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) chief ministerial candidate in the November 2005 assembly elections. “Well, it’s the order of the party and I have to accept it,” he told this correspondent. Show Full Article ...
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The Hindu Morning Digest, May 14, 2024

Sushil Kumar Modi. File | Photo Credit: PTI Sushil Kumar Modi, Bihar’s ‘Bhamashah’ and former Deputy Chief Minister, passes away at 72Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi passed away in New Delhi on May 13 at the age of 72. He was suffering from cancer. Mumbai’s Ghatkopar hoarding collapse: BMC issues notice to ad agency for immediate removal of three other hoardings A hoarding collapses in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar killing at least 9 and leaving 70 others injured, in Mumbai on May 13, 2024. | Photo Credit: ANI The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) issued a notice to an advertisement agency on May 13 after the Ghatkopar billboard collapse incident, asking it to immediately remove the remaining three hoardings near the spot,...
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Sushil Modi Profile: BJP Stalwart In Bihar, Key ‘Bridge’ Between Nitish Kumar And NDA — Details

A leader who served as the former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar for over a decade and bolstered the NDA alliance led by the Bharatiya Janata Party in the state, Sushil Kumar Modi, died on Monday evening after battling cancer for months. As the Deputy to CM Nitish Kumar, they earned the monicker of "Ram-Lakshman ki Jodi". However, tensions arose between the duo after the CM defected to Lalu Prasad Yadav's bloc, leading to verbal spats on several occasions.  Here's a look at the political journey of Sushil Kumar Modi.  Sushil Kumar Modi, born on January 5, 1952, was a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha from Bihar. He served as the Finance Minister of Bihar from 2005 to 2013 and again from 2017 to 2020, alongside his tenure as Deputy Chief Minister of...
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Sushil Kumar Modi, Former Bihar Deputy CM, Passes Away At 72

Former Bihar Deputy Sushil Kumar Modi passed away on Monday evening at AIIMS, New Delhi. BJP state chief and Bihar Deputy CM Samrat Choudhary expressed his condolences on Sushil Modi's demise calling it "irreparable loss for Bihar BJP."  बिहार के पूर्व उप मुख्यमंत्री व पूर्व राज्यसभा सांसद श्री सुशील कुमार मोदी जी के निधन पर उन्हें भावभीनी श्रद्धांजलि।यह बिहार भाजपा के लिए अपूरणीय क्षति है।ॐ शांति शांति pic.twitter.com/IEyMeH2Htt — Samrat Choudhary (Modi Ka Parivar) (@samrat4bjp) May 13, 2024 Bihar Deputy CM Vijay Kumar Sinha called Sushil Modi's demise as "irreparable loss for the entire BJP family." भारतीय जनता पार्टी के वरिष्ठ नेता और बिहार के पूर्व उपमुख्यमंत्री श्री सुशील मोदी जी अब हमारे बीच नहीं रहे । पूरे भाजपा संगठन परिवार के स...