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YSR was leader of reason, dynamism: Sonia

Congress president Sonia Gandhi said on Thursday that she was "deeply saddened" by the death of Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, who she described as a "leader of reason and dynamism".

india Updated: Sep 03, 2009 18:21 IST

Congress president Sonia Gandhi said on Thursday that she was "deeply saddened" by the death of Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, who she described as a "leader of reason and dynamism".

"The Congress is deeply saddened by the untimely death of YS Rajasekhara Reddy," Gandhi told reporters after a condolence meeting of the Congress Working Committee in New Delhi.

"He was a leader of reason and dynamism," she said.

Rajasekhara Reddy, popularly known as YSR, and four others died in a helicopter crash in a forested area of Andhra Pradesh.