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Shekhawat's Demise Loss To The Nation: Farooq Abdullah

Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Saturday  paid rich tributes to former Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who died in Jaipur.  Recalling the "great services" rendered by Shekhawat to the nation for decades, Abdullah said the
PTI May 15, 2010 12:40 IST
PTI

Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Saturday  paid rich tributes to former Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who died in Jaipur.  Recalling the "great services" rendered by Shekhawat to the nation for decades, Abdullah said the 87-year-old BJP leader was a "gentle person" and had friends across the political spectrum. 

"He had rendered great service to the nation for decades as Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vice President of India and in other capacities," the New and Renewable Energy Minister said.  He described Shekhawat's demise as a loss to the nation. PTI