PM condoles Mahavir Prasad`s death

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday condoled the death of former Union Minister Mahavir Prasad and described him as a nationalist, who contributed handsomely to the promotion of Hindi.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday
condoled the death of former Union Minister Mahavir Prasad and
described him as a nationalist, who contributed handsomely to
the promotion of Hindi.
In a condolence message to the late Congress leader`s
daughter Vimla Devi, he said Prasad`s life was one of
commitment to the public good and he had served the country
and people with hard work and dedication in various
capacities.
Noting that Prasad taught for 34 years in the Department of
Geography in Gandhi Inter College at Gorakhpur, the Prime
Minister said the late leader also contributed handsomely to
the promotion of Hindi.

"In the passing away of Prasad, we have lost a nationalist
and a leader whose contribution to the cause of the
underprivileged will be remembered for a very long time,"
he added.

Prasad, a former Haryana Governor, passed away here on
Sunday last at the age of 71.

PTI

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