"Played Pivotal Role In Himachal Pradesh": PM Mourns Ex-Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh

Paying tributes PM Modi said, "Shri Virbhadra Singh Ji had a long political career, with rich administrative and legislative experience."

'Played Pivotal Role In Himachal Pradesh': PM Mourns Ex-Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh

PM Modi expressed his condolences to Virbhadra Singh's family and supporters

New Delhi:

Condoling the death of veteran Congress leader and former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that he played a pivotal role in the state and served its people.

The 87-year-old Singh died in Shimla early Thursday after a prolonged illness.

A nine-time MLA and five-time MP, Mr Singh served as Himachal Pradesh chief minister for six times.

Paying tributes PM Modi said, "Shri Virbhadra Singh Ji had a long political career, with rich administrative and legislative experience. He played a pivotal role in Himachal Pradesh and served the people of the state. Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and supporters. Om Shanti."