Congress general secretary KC Venugopal. File photo/ANI
Congress general secretary KC Venugopal. File photo/ANI

In the demise of S Jaipal Reddy, India has lost a fine political personality: KC Venugopal

ANI | Updated: Jul 29, 2019 00:19 IST


New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): Congress party general secretary KC Venugopal on Sunday express sorrow over the death of former Union Minister S Jaipal Reddy.
"In the demise of S Jaipal Reddy, former Union Minister and senior party leader, the country has lost a fine political personality and an outstanding parliamentarian. He was a five-time member of Lok Sabha, four-time MLA, and two-time Rajya Sabha MP. He was a great orator and could inspire his colleagues in parliament and the general public through his wise words," said Venugopal in a statement.
Venugopal also spoke about the dedication and commitment of the late leader and called him a "prolific writer" who dedicated his life to "betterment of society".
"He discharged his duty as a Union Minister in various portfolios with great sincerity and honesty. He was a prolific writer and man of wisdom who until his last breath dedicated his life for the betterment of society," he wrote in his letter.
Venugopal said: "In his demise, the Congress party has lost one of its most loving leaders. He will be remembered for his deep scholarship and sincere public service. The Congress party extends the deepest condolence to the bereaved family and his supporters."
Earlier, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi wrote a condolence letter to the wife of senior Congress leader and former Union minister Reddy and described him as a powerful orator, who was always at the forefront to put forth the party's views. (ANI)

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