Governor condoles

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Dimapur, August 14: Nagaland Governor, PB Acharya has expressed shocked at the demise of Balram Das Tandon, Governor of Chhattisgarh, who breathed his last at the age of 91 on August 14.
In a condolence message, Governor Acharya stated that Late Shri Balram Das Tandon was a close friend and was associated with him for the last 40 years. He stated that Late Tandon’s contributions as a public leader in various positions for the welfare of the people of the country, particularly for the State of Punjab will be ever remembered.
The Governor conveyed heartfelt sympathy to the members of the bereaved family and prayed to Almighty God to grant them the strength to bear the irreparable loss.
The Governor also expressed grief at the demise of veteran politician and former Lok Sabha Speaker, Somnath Chatterjee, on August 13.
The Governor described late Somnath Chatterjee as a distinguished Parliamentarian and veteran politician who firmly stood by the principles he believed in. His demise is an irreparable loss to the country, he said.
The Governor also offered condolences to the family of writer and Nobel prize winner for Literature, Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul who passed away at his home in London at the age of 85.
Acharya stated that the demise of V S Naipaul was a major loss to the literature world and will be remembered as a writer who enthralled and influenced the world with his keen observation, creative and often critical description. He has inspired a whole generation of writers, he added.
The Governor conveyed heartfelt condolences to all members of the bereaved families and prayed to the Almighty to grant strength and solace to overcome the grief.
(Page News Service)