New Delhi, Sep 28: Senior Congress leader Makhan Lal Fotedar on Thursday passed away in Gurugram.
Party president Sonia Gandhi expressed her condolences on death of veteran personality. She said “In his long and active political career spanning over five decades, he tirelessly fought for the rights of people and served them with utmost integrity,” she said, adding that Fotedar was one of the guiding lights for the Congress party and has left behind a void which can never be filled”.
Faotedar was a close associate of former prime minister Indira Gandhi and he served as her political secretary from 1980 to 1984.
He was also a political secretary of Rajiv Gandhi for for three years.