Nadda, Goyal, Sitharaman, Pradhan, Prasad condole Angadi’s passing away

New Delhi, Sep 23 (UNI) BJP president Jagat Prakash Nadda and Union Ministers Piyush Goyal, Nirmala Sitharaman, Dharmendra Pradhan and Ravi Shankar Prasad condoled the demise of Minister of State Suresh Chennabasappa Angadi on Wednesday.

In his tweet, Mr Nadda said, ‘Extremely saddened by the passing away of Central Minister Shri Suresh Angadi Ji. He was a remarkable leader who dedicated all his life for organisation and went on to serve society with utmost diligence and compassion. My thoughts and Prayers are with his family and followers.’

Commerce and Industry Minister, Mr Goyal, also the Railway Minister expressed his condolences.

‘Deeply anguished at the unfortunate demise of Suresh Angadi ji. He was like my brother. Words fall short to describe his commitment & dedication towards the people. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends in this hour of need. Om Shanti.’

He also tagged a picture with him, both smiling broadly.

Finance Minister, Ms Sitharaman wrote, ‘Hard to believe that Minister Suresh Angadi is no more. Painstaking at work, amiable and sincere, he was a valued colleague who shall be greatly missed.’

Petroleum Minister, Mr Pradhan said, ‘Shocked and saddened to learn about the passing away of Shri Suresh Angadi ji. Unbelievable that our colleague is no more with us. A veteran leader and a gem of a person, his demise is a huge loss to the people of Karnataka and the Party. My sincerest condolences.’

Minister for Communications and IT, Law and Justice, Mr Prasad tweeted, ‘Deeply saddened to learn about the demise of my colleague in the Union Council of Ministers Shri Suresh Angadi Ji. He was a humble and soft spoken person and an effective Minister. My profound condolences to his family. Om Shanti’.

Angadi became the first union minister to die of Coronavirus complications at the AIIMS, where he was being treated, hospital sources said.

He was 65. He is survived by his wife and two daughters. He was found to be Covid positive on September 11 and was undergoing treatment at the Institute.



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