BJP Candidate Kunwar Sarvesh Singh Passes Away a Day After Polling in UP’s Moradabad

Remembering Kunwar Sarvesh Singh's Legacy and Political Impact

Remembering Kunwar Sarvesh Singh’s Legacy and Political Impact

In a tragic turn of events, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Kunwar Sarvesh Singh, who was contesting from the Moradabad Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, passed away on Saturday at the age of 71. The seasoned politician and businessman had been battling a prolonged illness. They breathed his last at Delhi AIIMS around 6.30 pm, just a day after polling in Moradabad during the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

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Kunwar Sarvesh Singh, a prominent figure within the BJP’s ranks in Uttar Pradesh, had not actively participated in the election campaigns due to his health conditions. His absence was felt keenly by supporters and party members alike. UP BJP Chief Bhupendra Chaudhary confirmed the news of Singh’s demise, citing health complications related to his throat that had led to an operation recently.

Expressing deep sorrow over the loss, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took to social media to extend his condolences and prayers. “I am shocked by the demise of BJP candidate from Moradabad Lok Sabha constituency and former MP Kunwar Sarvesh Singh ji. This is an irreparable loss for the BJP family. My condolences are with the bereaved family,” Adityanath wrote, adding heartfelt prayers for strength to Singh’s supporters and family members.

Kunwar Sarvesh Singh was known for his strong leadership within the BJP, particularly in Uttar Pradesh. Hailing from the Thakur caste, he had served as an MLA four times from the Thakurdwara Assembly seat. His son, Kunwar Sushant Singh, currently holds the position of MLA from the Badhapur assembly seat, which falls within the Moradabad Lok Sabha constituency.

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The late leader was also embroiled in controversies during his political career, notably during the loudspeaker controversy in the Kanth assembly constituency in 2014. Despite facing challenges, Singh remained a stalwart presence in Uttar Pradesh politics, garnering respect and support from his constituents.

The passing of Kunwar Sarvesh Singh has left a void in the political landscape of Uttar Pradesh, particularly within the BJP, where he was regarded as a solid and influential figure. As the state continues to grapple with the aftermath of his loss, attention now turns to the future of the Moradabad Lok Sabha seat and the impact of this tragic event on the political dynamics of the region.

The first phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh witnessed a voter turnout of approximately 60.60% in Moradabad, reflecting the significant engagement of citizens in the electoral process despite the challenges posed by the ongoing pandemic and other factors.

Source: PIB

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