President, Sonia condole death of veteran journalist Nora Chopra

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New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday condoled the passing away of veteran journalist Nora Chopra, saying the nation has lost a veteran journalist who was inspiration to many.

In a message to her son, Rahil Chopra, the President said: “I am sad to learn about the passing away of your mother, Nora Chopra, whom I had known for long years.

“A senior journalist and columnist, Chopra was widely admired and respected for her journalistic skills. She had a long and distinguished career, especially with The Sunday Guardian. In her death, the nation has lost a veteran journalist who inspired many others,” Mukherjee said.

“Please accept my heartfelt condolences and convey the same to the rest of your family members. I pray to the almighty to give you and other members of the family the strength and courage to bear this irreparable loss,” he added.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi has also condoled the death of Nora Chopra.

Remembering Chopra as a remarkable journalist and expressing solidarity with family and friends, Gandhi prayed for the departed soul, said an All India Congress Committee statement.



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