Within days, his condition deteriorated, a family member said. On January 4, he suffered a cardiac arrest after which he was put on life support, a hospital official said.
Singh, who passed away on Friday midnight, is survived by two sons and a daughter.
Singh's literary journey had many milestones. He is known for his works like "Sapaat Chehre Wala Aadmi", "Aakhri Kalaam", "Nishkaasan", "Bhai Ka Shok Geet", "Dharmakshetra-Kurukshetra" and "Surang se Lautate Huye".
Singh, who hailed from Ballia, completed his post graduation in Hindi from Allahabad University and then became a professor there. He was very active in political commentaries.
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