Meghalaya Governor condoles Vajpayee’s death

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Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad on Thursday condoled the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, saying the nation had lost an able parliamentarian, a statesman par excellence, and an extraordinary human being.

“The nation will gratefully remember his phenomenal contributions during his stint as the Prime Minister between 1998 and 2004 — Pokhran nuclear test, his role during the Kargil war, and initiation of the Golden Quadrilateral the most notable of them,” he said.

He added: “His (Vajpayee) economic and foreign policies left a firm and indelible imprint on the nation and will be forever remembered by the people.”

–IANS

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