Itanagar, Aug 16 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday condoled the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
In his condolence message, the Chief Minister said: “I am extremely saddened by the sad demise of a fatherly figure of our country – former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. In his passing away we all are at immense loss.”
“Vajpayee was an iconic and charismatic figure who was loved by all. He was a true statesman who often rose above political differences for the cause of humanity, justice and peace. He was a true inspiration,” Khandu said in hs condolence message.
“Remembering his gentle soul who will remain forever in our heart. May he rest in peace!” the Chief Minister added.