Vishwanath Pratap Singh, who dethroned Rajiv Gandhi in the 1989 elections, played a major role in the reservation card a year later that irreversibly changed the course of Indian politics, bringing to the fore the power of backwards and Dalits in electoral politics. He was ill for a long and died this evening. He earned the Title ” Mr Clean “. Singh resigned as Defence Minister after he was shifted from Finance in 1987 at the height of his campaign against leading industrialists on the issue of tax evasion.
Former Prime Minister V.P. Singh Passed Away!!!