Sat, 01 Dec 2012 08:30:00 GMT | By ANI

Farooq Abdullah, Srikant Jena give tributes to Gujral, recall ''Gujral doctrine''

Former Prime Minister of India, Gujral, 92, breathed his last at Gurgaon's Medanta Hospital after a prolonged illness


Farooq Abdullah, Srikant Jena give tributes to Gujral, recall ''Gujral doctrine'' (© Reuters)

New Delhi: Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Dr Farooq Abdullah expressed profound sorrow at the demise of Inder Kumar Gujral, and said that the former Prime Minister was ''a politician, a diplomat and a humanist who would be remembered for his many accomplishments in the diplomatic and political arena''.

In his condolence message, he recalled Gujral's unyielding and untiring efforts to forge better relations between India and Pakistan.

Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Srikant Kumar Jena also condoled the passing away of Gujral and described the former Prime Minister as a man of exceptional personality, courage and intellect.

"Today we feel extremely saddened on the demise of former Prime Minister Shri Inder Kumar Gujral, who was a man of exceptional courage and intellect. He was a part of India's freedom struggle and was jailed during the Quit India Movement.

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