George Fernandes: “The best of India’s political leadership” says PM

Tuesday 29 January 2019 2:45 pm IST

 

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered him as “the best of India’s political leadership.” “Frank and fearless, forthright and farsighted he made a valuable contribution to our country.  He was among the most effective voices for the rights of the poor and marginalized”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi added.

He had proved his efficiency while he was the minister for Railways as well as Defence and faced the situation during emergency courageously. His simplicity and love towards co-beings were to be required special mentioning, the PM remembered and expressed his condolences to George’s family.