Condolence Message by Hon. Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi
Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi has expressed her deepest condolences on the passing away of Senior Congress Leader and Former Union Minister, Shri Santosh Mohan Dev.
In a political career spanning five decades, Shri Dev held numerous crucial political assignments in the Congress party and in the Government including that of a Union Cabinet Minister.
His immense contribution to build the party in the Northeast, right from the grassroots level would always be remembered, she said. His death is an irreparable loss to the Nation, she added.
Expressing her solidarity with his family and supporters, particularly Congress MP Sushmita Dev, Smt Gandhi prayed for peace of the departed soul.