Dom Raja Jagdish Chaudhary (55) of Varanasi, who was the proponent in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nomination, died on Tuesday morning. He was ill for a long time. He breathed his last at a private hospital in Sigra.
Family members said that they were rushed to the hospital in a hurry when their condition worsened on Tuesday morning. After a while he died. As soon as the death notice was received, tributes started arriving at Tripura Bhairavi Ghat residence. He will be cremated at Manikarnika Ghat. He was undergoing treatment for several months due to a wound in the thigh. A crowd of people gathered at his Tripura Bhairavi Ghat residence.
Prime Minister Modi pays tribute:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the death of Dom Raja Jagdish Chaudhary by tweeting. He tweeted, 'Very saddened by the demise of Domraja Jagdish Chaudhary Ji of Varanasi. He settled in the culture of Kashi and was the conductor of the Sanatan tradition there. He worked for social harmony throughout his life. May God give peace to his soul and give the family the strength to bear this suffering.