- JDU Rajya Sabha MP King Mahendra passes away
- He breathed his last at Delhi’s Apollo Hospital
- King Mahendra was 81 years old, was ill for a long time
- Rajya Sabha member for 7 consecutive terms since 1985
In Bihar, ruling JDU Rajya Sabha MP Mahendra Prasad alias King Mahendra (JDU MP Mahendra Prasad Death) has passed away. He was 81 years old and had been ill for a long time. According to the information, he breathed his last at Apollo Hospital in Delhi at around 12.30 pm on Sunday. King Mahendra was the owner of the country’s famous pharmaceutical company Aristo Pharmaceutical. He was a resident of Govindpur village of Jehanabad district. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar have condoled his death.
King Mahendra was a Rajya Sabha MP for 7 consecutive terms
King Mahendra became a Lok Sabha MP in 1980. Elected Rajya Sabha member for the first time in 1985. King Mahendra was first in Congress, then reached Rajya Sabha on RJD ticket. Later he joined Nitish Kumar’s JDU and reached Rajya Sabha 3 times. He still had two years’ tenure left as a Rajya Sabha MP. He was a Rajya Sabha MP for 7 consecutive terms.
Owner of property worth 4 thousand crores
King Mahendra was the owner of property worth about 4 thousand crores. He was the owner of the country’s famous pharmaceutical company Aristo Pharmaceuticals. King Mahendra was undergoing treatment due to his illness for a long time. Born in 1940, King Mahendra was associated with JDU for a long time. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar have condoled his death.
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PM Modi expressed condolences by tweeting
PM Modi wrote in the tweet, ‘Saddened by the demise of Rajya Sabha MP Dr. Mahendra Prasad ji. He served in the Parliament for many years. He always talked for the welfare of Bihar and its people. Condolences to his family. om Shanti.’
CM Nitish Kumar expressed condolences
In his condolence message, the Chief Minister said that Mahendra Prasad was a skilled politician and a renowned industrialist. He was a simple-minded and very friendly person. His death has caused irreparable loss in the political, social and industrial sphere. The Chief Minister spoke to King Mahendra’s brother Umesh Sharma alias Bhola Babu and his son Rajeev Sharma over phone, consoled them.