Karnataka Assembly pays homage to ex-guv Khurshed Alam Khan

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013 - 18:37

Bangalore: Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Monday condoled the death of former state governor Khurshed Alam Khan.

As soon as the House met for the day, Speaker Kagodu Thimmappa read out a condolence message.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, BJP leader Jagadish Shettar, KJP leader B S Yeddyurappa and JD-S deputy floor leader H K Kumaraswamy recalled the contribution of Khan, who served as Karnataka Governor from 1991 to 1999. Prior to that, he was governor of Goa from 1989 to 1991.

The House observed a minute`s silence as a mark of respect for the departed former Union Minister, who is the father of External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid.

Khan passed away at a Delhi hospital on Saturday at the age of 95 following heart ailment.

PTI



First Published: Monday, July 22, 2013 - 18:37

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