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Government of India

05 September 2006
  Vice President's Secretariat  
 
SHRI SHEKHAWAT CONDOLES THE DEATH OF SATYENDRA BABU

 
  15:34 IST  
 
  The Vice President, Shri Bhairon Singh Shekhawat has expressed deep grief over the passing away of Shri Satyendra Narayan Sinha, former Chief Minister of Bihar.

In a message to his son, Shri Nikhil Kumar, the Vice President said that Shri Sinha was an eminent parliamentarian, an adept administrator and a respected public figure and occupied many important positions and served the country with distinction. A well-loved mass leader, he championed the cause of the poor and the downtrodden and worked for their upliftment with boundless zeal and commitment. In his long public career, he made lasting contributions in important areas of public policy and programmes. He shall always be remembered for his services to the country and the State of Bihar, he added.

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