Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala on Thursday condoled the death of Arunachal Pradesh CM Dorjee Khandu in a helicopter crash, saying his demise was a ``great loss`` to the country and his native state in particular.
President Pratibha Patil, PM Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi were among a host of leaders who on Thursday condoled the death of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu in a chopper crash on Saturday.
Condoling the death of Arunachal
Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, Leader of the Opposition
in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj has emphasised on the need for a
stricter air safety code to prevent helicopter mishaps.
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and
Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Friday condoled the loss of
life and property due to floods triggered by a massive
cloudburst in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.