RAM NAIK CONDOLES DEATH OF SHRI JAGDAMBI PRASAD
The Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri
Ram Naik has condoled the death of Member of the Lok Sabha Shri
Jagadambi Prasad Yadav. In his condolence message Shri Naik described
him as a man with vast experience, avowed love for Hindi and an
active public life till the death snatched him away from us. Shri
Yadav was Minister of State in the Government of Shri Morarji
Desai in 1977 and left an indelible mark in the service of countrymen.
Presently as Convenor of the Parliamentary Committee on Official
Languages Shri Jagdambi Prasad Yadav was instrumental in underlining
the importance of increased use of Hindi in particular and Indian
Languages in general in our official and un-official dealings.
Shri Naik said that in the demise of Shri Yadav country has been
deprived of the services of a committed and experienced statesman.
Petroleum Minister stated that the demise of
Shri Yadav while on a tour of the Parliamentary Committee on Official
Languages is an appropriate tribute to a man whose mission has
been to popularise the application of Hindi in day to day life.
The Committee was on a inspection visit of various departments
at Coimbatore including the Divisional Office of IOC.