Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah and
former Chief Minister M Karuanidhi were among the leaders who condoled the death of Kerala Governor M O H Farook, who passed
away here last night.
"I am deeply shocked and grieved to hear about the demise of your father Farook. He was a towering personality who was known for his administrative capabilities," Rosaiah said in a condolence message to Farook`s son M O H F Shahjahan.
"His death is an irreparable loss to the nation and to the
people of Puducherry in particular. I convey my heartfelt
condolences to you and members of the bereaved family, heed.
Karunanidhi in his condolence message, recalled that
Farook, a good friend of his, had met him at his residence
when he was governor of Jharkhand. "I condole his death and my
sympathies are with the bereaved family", he said.
MDMK Leader Vaiko praised Farook for taking immediate steps
on issues concerning Sri Lankan Tamils. "He was known for
conducting a healthy and decent politics", he said.
Even while serving as Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Farook
has taken many steps to safeguard the lives of Tamils living
in that country, he said.