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Punjab CM, Dy CM Mourn the death of R Venkataraman

Punjab C M Parkash Singh Badal and his Deputy Sukhbir Singh Badal deeply mourned the demise of former president R Venkataraman, who passed away in New Delhi after a prolonged illness.

chandigarh Updated: Jan 27, 2009 19:03 IST

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his Deputy Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday deeply mourned the demise of former president R Venkataraman, who passed away in New Delhi after a prolonged illness.

In a condolence message, Badal Senior said that Venkataraman was a great statesman, scholar, trade unionist, nationalist and a great human being.

Venkataraman's demise is a great lost to the nation, the Chief Minister said and paid glowing tributes to the former Presidents commitment to politics of integrity and honest.

The Deputy Chief Minister also conveyed his heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the member of the bereaved family.