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.