Former Madhya Pradesh (MP) Minister and senior Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leader Jagannath Singh passed away on 3 August 2015 in Bhopal after prolonged illness. He was 69. He is survived by wife, three sons and a daughter.
Singh had served as Labour Minister of Madhya Pradesh from 2008 to 2013 in the BJP government led by incumbent MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. In 1977, he was elected as a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) for the first time from Devsar constituency.
Later, he was elected as a MLA thrice in his political career, twice as a Lok Sabha member from Sidhi constituency and once as a Rajya Sabha member.
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