Samastipur, Dec 9 (UNI) Senior Congress leader and former general secretary of Bhartiya Krishak Samaj, Shekhar Prasad Singh, today died at his residence here following a prolonged illness.
He was 73 and is survived by two sons and a daughter.
Singh had struggled for the uplift of farmers and oppressed sections of the society all his life.
Several social workers and political leaders rushed to his residence after coming to know of his demise.
Senior Congress leader Ramkaleshwar Prasad Singh and CPI leader Mahavir Poddar were among others, who expressed their deep sorrow over his death.