Vice President condoles the death of P.A. Sangma



The Vice President, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has tranquillized the death of former Speaker of the Lok Sabha, Shri P.A. Sangma, here today.

Here is the text of Vice President’s message:

“I am deeply grieved to learn about the demise of Shri P. A. Sangma, former Speaker of the Lok Sabha.

A member of the Lok Sabha for eight terms, Shri Sangma served with distinction as the Chief Minister of Meghalaya and while leading the various Ministries in the Union Government. He championed the mainstreaming of the North-Eastern parts of the country and worked tirelessly for the uplift and improvement of Tribal communities.

I convey my deepest condolences to the bereaved members of the family and join the nation in praying for eternal peace for the departed soul.”