New Delhi | August 2, 2017: The Congress President Sonia Gandhi has expressed her deepest condolences on the demise of Senior Congress Leader and Former Union Minister, Santosh Mohan Dev.
In his political career of five decades, Dev held numerous crucial political assignments in the Congress party and in the Government including that of a Union Cabinet Minister.
His major contribution to form the party in the Northeast, right from the grassroots level would always be remembered.
Congress President said. His death is an irreparable loss to the Nation, she added.
Ghulam Nabi Azad, Leader of Opposition, Rajya Sabha also expressed his heartfelt condolences to Santosh Mohan Dev.
“I am deeply saddened by the sad demise of Shri Dev who was a personal friend of mine. I have happy memories of time spent with him and his passing away is a great personal loss for me” said Azad.
Expressing solidarity with his kins and supporters, particularly Congress MP Sushmita Dev, both the leaders prayed for peace of the departed soul.