New Delhi, Dec 24:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the death of former Union minister Jai Narain Prasad Nishad.
"Saddened by the demise of Captain Jai Narain Prasad Nishad Ji. He served our nation with great diligence," Modi tweeted.
Nishad, 88, also a former Member of Parliament, was undergoing treatment at a Delhi hospital, where he breathed his last on Monday.
Modi said Nishad's efforts for the progress of Bihar were noteworthy.
"His work towards empowering the poor will always be remembered. Condolences to his family and supporters," he said.
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