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Odisha: Guv Ganeshi Lal Condoles Sushma Swaraj's Demise, Offers Prayers At Puri

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07 August 2019


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Puri: Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal visited Lord Jagannath Temple here on Wednesday and prayed for the departed soul of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who passed away last night. Prof Lal was accompanied by his wife and senior staffers of the Raj Bhavan.

Lal condoled the sad demise of Swaraj conveyed deep sympathy to bereaved family members and constituents. She was a towering leader and her contribution to making of modern India will be remembered for ever, he said.

Prof Lal cancelled all his engagements of the day and visited the Jagannath Temple. "Even after her physical departure she will be here, there and everywhere," said Lal.

In a message, Governor and his wife Sushila Devi said, “Standing before Lord Jagannath, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, we are praying that the departed soul of Smt Sushma Swaraj may again be an integral part of “Yours”; whom “You” sent upon this planet to make it beautiful.”

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Profesor Ganeshi Lal, Governor, Odisha