Varanasi: Former BJP MP Shankar Prasad Jaiswal died at his residence here last night after brief illness.
He was 83.
Jaiswal represented Varanasi in Lok Sabha for three consecutive terms from 1996.
He is survived by one son and three daughters.
“Shankar Prasad was the senior most member of Bharatiya Janata Party here. He was a social worker and had joined politics at a much younger age.