Tarun Gogoi condoles Nelson Mandela`s death

Last Updated: Friday, December 6, 2013 - 15:27

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday condoled the death of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.

The great leader has left an indelible imprint on the sands of time leading his country out of apartheid, the Chief Minister said in a statement here today.

``We have lost a gem and a beautiful soul that the world has ever produced. He belongs not only to Africa but the whole world," he said.

The world has lost a colossus, an epitome of humility, equality, justice, peace and the ``great leader will continue to motivate and inspire generations to work for justice and humanity``.

The Chief Minister conveyed his heartfelt sympathy to the members of the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.

PTI

First Published: Friday, December 6, 2013 - 15:27

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