Bhopal: Several top leaders from Madhya Pradesh, including Governor Rameshwar Thakur and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday expressed condolences on the untimely demise of Andhra Pradesh chief minister, YSR Reddy, in a tragic chopper crash on Wednesday.
Governor Thakur said Reddy was a ”grassroots leader and remained active lifelong for the uplift of the poor.”
Thakur served as Andhra Pradesh governor for nearly one-and-a-half years.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that in Reddy, not only Andhra Pradesh, but the entire country had lost a competent administrator and politician.
While praying to the almighty for strength to the bereaved family, Chouhan said that Reddy’s services as an MLA, MP and chief minister will be remembered for years to come.
Public Relations and Culture Minister Lakshmikant Sharma said that in Reddy the country had lost a proficient administrator and a leader committed to the welfare of the people.
He said Reddy will be remembered as a public representative, whose life was devoted to the people.
Paying rich tributes to her party colleague, Leader of the Opposition in the State Assembly Jamuna Devi said Reddy was a skilled administrator, who implemented public-welfare schemes with full devotion.