PM Modi condoles demise of veteran BJP leader Mange Ram Garg

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the demise of veteran BJP leader Mange Ram Garg, saying he played a pivotal role in strengthening the party in Delhi.

“Shri Mange Ram Garg Ji had a deep connect with Delhi and that was seen in the manner in which he selflessly served the people of the city. He played a pivotal role in strengthening BJP in Delhi. His demise is saddening. My thoughts are with his family and supporters. Om Shanti,” Modi tweeted.

“Leaders like Shri Mange Ram Garg Ji are assets for any party. They work selflessly at the grassroots and touch the lives of several people through various community service initiatives. The good work Garg Ji did would continue to be remembered for years,” Modi added.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has also condoled the death of Mange Ram Garg.

The former Delhi BJP president passed away on Sunday morning at Delhi hospital due to age-related ailments.

Garg was elected to the assembly in 2003. He was an MLA from Wazirpur constituency between 2003 and 2008. 

BJP leaders and workers gathered at the Delhi BJP office to pay their condolences.