Jharkhand Assembly condoles death of Ray and Karunakaran
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Last Updated: Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 18:08
Ranchi: Jharkhand Assembly on Tuesday condoled the death of former West Bengal and Kerala chief ministers Siddharth Shankar Ray and K Karunakaran respectively.

Speaker C P Singh said the deaths were a great loss in the political sphere of the nation.

Ray, also former ambassador to USA, had died on November 6, while Karunakaran passed away on December 23. Both were veteran Congress leaders.

The house also condoled the death of another Congress leader Thomas Hansda and former deputy speaker of Bihar assembly Jagabandhu Adhikari.

Chief Minister Arjun Munda and the leader of opposition R P Singh were among those who expressed grief on the occasion.

Later, the house was adjourned till January 3.


First Published: Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 18:08

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