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LOK SABHA SPEAKER CONDOLES DEMISE OF SHRI GEORGE FERNANDES

New Delhi, 29 January 2019: Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan has condoled the demise of former Union Minister and senior parliamentarian Shri George Fernandes. In her message, Smt. Mahajan said: I am pained to learn about the sad demise of veteran leader and distinguished parliamentarian Shri George Fernandesji. His life symbolized constant struggle for preservation of the basic values that constitute the bedrock of our democracy. A firm believer in simple living and high thinking, Shri Fernandes was also a fiery trade union leader and strong votary of indestructible nature of civil liberties who always stood for the rights of the people. As a senior parliamentarian, he voiced the concerns and aspirations of the teeming masses on the floor of the House. In his demise, India has lost one of her distinguished sons. I convey my condolences to the bereaved members of his family.





 

 

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