Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condoled the demise of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and BJP politician Babulal Gaur.
PM Modi said that Babulal the BJP leader continuously worked to strengthen the party. Here's Prime Minister Modi's series of tweet expressing his condolences:
"The death of Babulal Gaur ji was deeply sad. May God provide patience and strength to the bereaved family in this hour of grief. Om Shanti!" he said
Babulal Gaur passed away due to cardiac arrest in Bhopal Wednesday morning. He was 89. PM Narendra Modi said Gaur served people for decades and transformed the state.
Shri Babulal Gaur Ji served people for decades. From Jana Sangh days, he worked constantly to strengthen our Party. As Minister and CM of Madhya Pradesh he undertook many efforts to transform the state. Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and supporters. Om Shanti.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 21, 2019
PM Narendra Modi also said:
"Babulal Gaur Ji's long political life was devoted to the service of the masses. From the time of the Jana Sangh, he worked hard to make the party strong and popular. His work for the development of Madhya Pradesh as a minister and chief minister will always be remembered."
बाबूलाल गौर जी का लम्बा राजनीतिक जीवन जनता-जनार्दन की सेवा में समर्पित था। जनसंघ के समय से ही उन्होंने पार्टी को मज़बूत और लोकप्रिय बनाने के लिए मेहनत की। मंत्री और मुख्यमंत्री के रूप में मध्यप्रदेश के विकास के लिए किए गए उनके कार्य हमेशा याद रखे जाएंगे।— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 21, 2019
Union Home Minister Amit Shah also extended his condolences on Twitter:
"His entire life was devoted to the service of the people of the state." he said
मध्यप्रदेश के पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री श्री बाबूलाल गौर जी के निधन का दुखद समाचार प्राप्त हुआ। उनका पूरा जीवन प्रदेश की जनता की सेवा में समर्पित रहा। बाबूलाल गौर जी ‘भारतीय मजदूर संघ' के संस्थापक सदस्य थे। उन्होंने आपातकाल का पुरजोर विरोध किया जिसके लिए उन्हें 19 माह की जेल भी हुयी।— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) August 21, 2019
Former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan also expressed his condolences by describing the death of Babulal Gaur as 'End of an era in Madhya Pradesh politics':
"End of an era in the politics of Madhya Pradesh. I am saddened by the demise of Shri Babulal Gaur, former Chief Minister, our guide and leader of the people. Pray to God to provide peace to the departed soul and to provide the family with the ability to bear this profound sorrow. Om Shanti"
मध्यप्रदेश की राजनीति में एक युग की समाप्ति।@BJP4MP के आधार स्तंभ, पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री, हमारे मार्गदर्शक व जन-जन के नेता श्री बाबूलाल गौर के निधन से दुःखी हूँ। ईश्वर से प्रार्थना है कि दिवंगत आत्मा को शांति प्रदान करें व परिजनों को इस गहन दुःख को सहने की क्षमता प्रदान करें। ॐ शांति— Shivraj Singh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) August 21, 2019
Chouhan also mentioned Gaur as a soldier fighting for the interests of the workers and the downtrodden.
"The venerable Babulal Gaur will always be remembered as a soldier fighting for the truth and a protector of the interests of the workers, the poor and the weaker sections. From the Goa liberation movement to the Emergency, the heroes who fearlessly confront police lathis will remain alive in our hearts for ages." he said
(With PTI Inputs)