Bokaro, May 26 : Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren today paid tributes to late Bermo MLA and senior Congress leader Rajendra Prasad Singh at his residence in Kargali of this district.
The chief minister said that Rajendra Singh Ji was like a guardian to him under whose guidance he had grown. '' His sudden departure has pained me a lot,'' he said adding that it was a milestone for the state during the tenure of the late leader as the health minister. Hemant said that Mr Singh had good relationships with leaders of all the parties and asked the people to draw inspiration from his life.
Earlier, the Chief Minister travelled all the way from Ranchi to Kargali by road to pay his tributes to the departed leader who breathed his last on May 24 in Fortis Hospital in Gurgaon. Hemant was accompanied by his wife Kalpana Soren. After offering his tributes he personally interacted with the family members of the late leader and consoled them. (UNI)