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Tributes pour in for 'fighter' Fernandes

Jan 29, 2019 11:57 IST

Tributes poured in for former Defence Minister George Fernandes who passed away on Tuesday morning. Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Fernandes the frank and fearless politician. Home minister Rajnath Singh tweeted that as a trade union leader Fernandes fought for the rights of the poor. Several other political leaders and commentators paid their tributes to the fighter that was George Fernandes. His last rites will be performed on Wednesday.

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