Former Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi dies at 72; Here's what happened to him

Sushil Kumar Modi's death was announced by Bihar's current Deputy CM Vijay Kumar Sinha

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In a heartbreaking development, former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar & senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday passed away at the age of 72. Sushil Kumar Modi's death was announced by Bihar's current Deputy CM Vijay Kumar Sinha. In April this year, Sushil Kumar Modi announced that he was suffering from Cancer and therefore he would not contest the Lok Sabha Elections 2024. As per initial reports, the mortal remains of the former Rajya Sabha MP will be brought to his residence in Patna's Rajendra Nagar area tomorrow (May 14) and last rites will be performed later in the day. As per reports, Sushil Modi was suffering from throat cancer. 

 

Union Home Minister Amit Shah took to his official X handle and wrote in Hindi, "(Translated Version) I am saddened by the news of the demise of our senior leader Sushil Kumar Modi ji. Today Bihar has lost a great pioneer of politics forever. From ABVP to BJP, Sushil ji has adorned many important positions in the organization and government. His politics was dedicated to the interests of the poor and the backward. The void that has emerged in Bihar politics due to his demise cannot be filled for a long time. In this hour of grief, the entire BJP stands with his bereaved family. May God give a place to the departed soul in his lotus feet. Om Shanti Shanti."

 

Born on January 5, 1952, Sushil Kumar Modi started his political journey as a student activist at Patna University. There, he served as the General Secretary of the Students' Union in 1973. Over his three-decade-long political career, Sushil Modi held various positions, including MLA, MLC, and member of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. He served as the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar from 2005 to 2013 and again from 2017 to 2020.

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