"Sad to know about the demise of Shri Vilasrao Deshmukh. May his soul rest in peace. My condolences to his family," Modi wrote on twitter.
Earlier, the Gujarat Chief Minister had offered medical help to the senior Congress leader, who was undergoing treatment for liver ailment. Modi had even instructed the state officials to find a cadaver liver for transplant.
Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condoled the demise of Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, who died at a hospital in Chennai this afternoon.
First Published: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 22:49