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Murli Deora was a dedicated leader with warm nature, says PM Modi

India TV News Desk 24 Nov 2014, 9:37:20 AM IST
India TV News Desk

New Delhi: Veteran Congress leader Murli Deora passed away this morning. On his death, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences to his family. Modi through his twitter handle said that he had called him only yesterday to inquire about his health.

“Just yesterday I had spoken to Shri Murli Deora's family & asked about his health. Very sad to hear the unfortunate news today”, tweeted Modi.

“My deepest condolences to @milinddeora & the Deora family on Shri Murli Deora's demise. May his soul rest in peace.”

Calling Murli Deora adedicated leader with warm nature, he tweeted, “A dedicated leader, Shri Murli Deora's warm nature made him popular across party lines. News of his demise is saddening”.

Murli Deora was 77 and is survived by his wife and two sons, including former MP Milind Deora.