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Punjab CM condoles demise of Fernandes

Punjab CM condoles demise of Fernandes

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Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. (File Photo: IANS)
George Fernandes. (File Photo: IANS)
George Fernandes. (File Photo: IANS)
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday condoled the death of former Defence Minister George Fernandes, who passed away in New Delhi after a prolonged illness. He was 88.
Amarinder Singh said Fernandes would be remembered as one of the most prominent leaders of the socialist movement of the 1970s.
A fearless politician, he played an important role in the Indian polity, said the Chief Minister, adding that in his death, the nation had lost an astute leader.
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