TN leaders condole Jaswant Singh’s death

Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) Political leaders in Tamil Nadu on Sunday condoled the death of former Union Minister Jaswant Singh.

In his message, Governor Banwarilal Purohit said: “I am saddened to know about the demise of Jaswant Singh. He had handled the finance, external aand defence portfolios with full dedication and left a strong mark.”

Purohit said the former Army officer was an experienced and humble political leader.

Chief Minister K Palaniswami tweeted: “Very sad to hear about the death of Jaswant Singhji. He was a valiant soldier, an able administrator. We fondly recollect his association with our beloved Amma. May his soul rest in peace. Heartfelt condolences.”

DMK President MK Stalin said: “Deeply saddened to hear about the passing of former Union Minister and veteran politician Jaswant Singh. On behalf of the DMK, I express my sincere condolences. My thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.”

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