New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday condoled the death of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, saying his demise leaves a huge void in the nation and that the leader who provided a healing touch would be missed.
"Mufti Sahab provided a healing touch to J&K through his leadership. He will be missed by all of us. Condolences to his family & supporters," he said in a tweet.
"What stood out about Mufti Sahab was his statesmanship. In his long political journey he won many admirers across the political spectrum," Modi said.
The Prime Minister said Mufti's demise leaves a "huge void in the nation and in J&K, where his exemplary leadership had a major impact on people's lives".