Jaswant Singh

Jaswant Singh on Thursday night suffered head injuries, following which he was operated. His condition is said to be critical now.Reuters File

Former Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Jaswant Singh died on Sunday morning at the age of 82. PM Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh condoled the death of former Union Minister Jaswant Singh.

"Jaswant Singh Ji served our nation diligently, first as a soldier and later during his long association with politics. During Atal Ji's Government, he handled crucial portfolios and left a strong mark in the worlds of finance, defence and external affairs. Saddened by his demise," Modi tweeted.