VHP ( Vishwa Hindu Parishad ) leader Ashok Singhal died today at 2.24 pm at Medanta Medicity hospital in Gurgaon , where he was under treatment . He was on ventilator from 14th November. This news was confirmed by Praveen Togadia.
Ashok Shinghal born on 15 September 1926 . He served as president of the Hindu organisation Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) for over 20 years . He though left this post as president and was succeeded by Praveen Togadia , still he was active with the work of his organisation till the last month.
Ashok Singhal was 89 years old and was an institution in himself . He was seen as top senior leader of Hindu religion and has his influence over the mindset of the Hindu Mass.
He was admitted to hospital after complaints of acute breathlessness. He was diagnosed with right lower Lobe Pneumonia. His death is a big loss to VHP.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi through his tweet expressed his grief . He said that Ashok Singhalji’s death was a personal loss.
There was rumours of his death on internet from 14th November.