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Rajnath Singh meets Sangma's family in Shillong

Press Trust of India  |  Shillong 

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today met the family members of P A Sangma, who passed away recently, and expressed his deep condolences over the demise of the former Lok Sabha Speaker.

During the 20-minute meeting at Sangma's family home here, Singh spoke to the leader's wife Sorodini, sons James and Conrad and expressed his deep respect for the former Speaker, who had made a mark in national politics.

The Home Minister recalled his long association with P A Sangma and said that he was an affable leader, who had friends across the political spectrum.

Sangma died in New Delhi following a massive heart attack on March 4.

The Home Minister is in Shillong to attend the raising day function of country's oldest paramilitary force Assam Rifles.

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First Published: Mon, March 21 2016. 19:02 IST