Veteran trade union leader and former CPI MP Gaya Singh died in a hospital here today after prolonged illness, family sources said.
Singh breathed his last at a hospital around 11 AM, a CPI statement said.
He was 76. His wife predeceased him and he is survived by a son.
The deceased CPI leader was a native of Alama village of Bihar's Nalanda district.
He started his political career in 1965-66 with the AISF, the student wing of the CPI.
The CPI statement said that his last rites would be performed in Patna tomorrow.
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