Patna: Maharaja Kamal Singh, who was the last surviving MP from the Indian Parliament of 1952-1962 and last Maharaja of Dumraon Raj, breathed his last at 5:10 AM on Sunday. He was 93. Also Read - Bihar Panchayat Polls Postponed Amid Soaring COVID Cases In State
The cremation will take place on Monday morning. Also Read - Over 5000 Covid +Ve Cases in Patna. Check District-Wise Tally in Bihar
The news was confirmed by his son Chandravijay Singh, who said that his father had been ill for over 5 years. Also Read - Bihar: 38 Children at Remand Home Test Positive For Coronavirus, Admitted to Hospital
Meanwhile, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare and Buxar MP Ashwini Kumar Choubey grieved at the Kamal Singh’s demise. According to a report, he said: “a golden history come to an end today”.
Bihar Nitish Kumar also expressed condolences on Maharaja’s death, saying that the last rites would be performed with full state honours.