Bengaluru, Jul 10: Condolences from various leaders poured in as soon as the news of the demise of former minister B A Mohideen spread. He was recognised for his services by the Karnataka Government by conferring the Devaraj Urs Award in 2016.
Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah joined other State leaders in recalling the services of late Mohideen, who was a close associate of late Chief Minister D Devaraj Urs.
Kumaraswamy said, in Mohideen’s demise the state had lost a veteran leader and offered his condolences to the bereaved family. CM prayed to Almighty that may his soul rest in peace, his family get strength to endure the loss.
Siddaramaiah, in his condolence message recalled that Mohideen was one of his trustworthy, honest and close friends. “As higher education minister, his contributions are praiseworthy,” he said.
Former chief minister and Leader of Opposition in the Assembly, B S Yeddyurappa said that the demise of former minister is a great loss to the entire society.
“He was not only an influential leader from coastal belt, but also was an honest politician in the state. His contributions as a minister and MLA will always be remembered. May his soul rest in peace,” said Yeddyurappa.
B A Mohideen’s demise: Condolences pour in from political leaders