Ashok Singhal had been admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon after his health deteriorated. Hospital sources had said Singhal’s condition was critical and he was on ventilator support in the ICU.
Ashok Singhal on Tuesday (November 17) passed way after he was on ICU suffering from respiratory problem. His body was brought to the RSS office in Jandewalan in Central Delhi yesterday night for public to pay their last respect. Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, Venkaiah Naidu, Amit Shah and others paid homage to the VHP leader.
A metallurgy engineer, Ashok Singhal metamorphosed into a Hindutva warrior who as VHP chief played an adequate foil in the Ram Janmabhoomi movement when the BJP led the political campaign in the late eighties and later.
New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Preparation for the two-day seminar on the controversial Ram Janmabhoomi at the Delhi University (DU) is in full swing. The seminar is being organised by the Arundhati Vashishtha Anusandhan Peeth (AVAP), a research organisation founded by late Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Ashok Singhal. A huge number of police personnel have been deployed outside the campus to control any untoward situation.