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CPI pays tribute to renowned socialist Fernandes

Devdiscourse News Desk | Hyderabad | Updated: 29-01-2019 14:04 IST | Created: 29-01-2019 13:33 IST
CPI pays tribute to renowned socialist Fernandes
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The CPI Tuesday condoled the death of former Union Minister George Fernandes, recalling the departed leader's contributions as a trade unionist. "He (Fernandes) led many trade union movements. As a socialist leader, he contributed a lot. But, unfortunately,... he joined the BJP and supported the rightist politics, though he did not become a part of it. However, his contribution is to be remembered," CPI General Secretary S Sudhakar Reddy told PTI here.

"I convey my heartfelt condolences at the demise of Fernandes," he said. Reddy recalled that he had worked with Fernandes in the Parliament during 2004-2009. Fernandes, who was Defence Minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, passed away Tuesday following a prolonged illness. He was 88.



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