Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday expressed deep grief at the sad demise of former President of India Pranab Mukherjee.
Describing him as an illustrious son of India, the Chief Minister said that late Mukherjee had vast knowledge on all most all the issues and was insightful, prudent and balanced in all his approach to life.
He had a distinguished political career and was respected and loved by all sections of society for his judicious decisions and unparalleled experience in governance, said the Chief Minister.
“He will always be remembered for his exceptional ability to forge consensus on National issues. His demise brings an end to a glorious life,” the Chief Minister added.
The Chief Minister has conveyed his deep sympathies to the bereaved family.