Mizoram Assembly pays tribute to Sayeed and Sangma

Aizawl, 16 March (PTI): Mizoram Assembly today paid rich tributes to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and former Lok Sabha Speaker and sitting MP Purno Agitok Sangma.

When the assembly session began this morning, House Leader Lal Thanhawla made obituary references to Sayeed (79) who died on January seven last and Sangma (68) who died on March four last.

Lal Thanhawla said that both the departed leaders were tall figures in the entire country and also in their respective states and had served at the Centre and also were chief minister in their respective states.

Opposition group leader and former Lok Sabha member Vanlalzawma of the Mizo National Front (MNF) also said that Sayeed and Sangma were great leaders for the entire country and their demise a great loss to the nation.

One-minute silence was observed in the House as a mark of respect for the departed leaders.
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