Minister Prakash Javadekar, Om Birla condole the demise of MP Veerendra Kumar
Union Minister Parakash Javadekar and politicians GVL Naramisha Rao, Yogendra Yadav have condoled the passing away of Mathrubhumi group Managing Director, MP Veerendra Kumar.
Union Minister Parakash Javadekar took to Twitter to express his grief over the passing of MP Veerendra Kumar. He wrote that the Mathrubhumi Group MD was an erudite politician, socialist, writer and journalist and that his demise is a big loss to political and journalistic fraternity.
MP Veerendrakumar was an erudite politician, socialist,writer& journalist. As a union labour minister, he stood for a welfare of the workers. As @mathrubhumi CMD,he ensured it becomes voice of the people.His demise is a big loss to political & journalistic fraternity. Om Shanti pic.twitter.com/LmNPWEDNmd— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) May 29, 2020
BJP National President JP Nadda tweeted that he was pained to learn about the demise of MP Veerendra Kumar.
Pained to learn about the demise of Kerala's prominent socialist leader, Rajya Sabha MP & Managing Director of an eminent nationalist media group of south 'Mathrubhumi', Shri M P Veerendra Kumar. My thoughts and prayers with his family and supporters. Om Shanti— Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) May 29, 2020
Politician and activist Yogendra Yadav said that the passing of MP Veeredra Kumar snaps one of the last links of journalism with the experience of ground struggles.
The passing away of MP Veerendra Kumar snaps one of the last links of our media with the experience of ground struggles. Socialists all over the country will miss him.— Yogendra Yadav (@_YogendraYadav) May 29, 2020
Condolences to his family and the @mathrubhumi family.https://t.co/1Bsanqs0ix
BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao tweeted that he was deeply pained to hear about the demise of senior member of Rajya Sabha, Shri MP Veerendra Kumar. He also offered condolences to his family collegues and Mathrubhumi family.
Deeply pained to hear about the demise of distinguished senior colleague member of Rajya Sabha Shri M.P. Veerendra Kumar. As a doyen of Indian media, he contributed immensely to the field of journalism. My condolences to his family, colleagues & the Mathrubhumi family. Om Shanti! pic.twitter.com/hAFU0O5suZ— GVL Narasimha Rao (@GVLNRAO) May 29, 2020
Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla has also expressed grief through Twitter.
Saddened at the news of demise of former Union Minister & Rajya Sabha MP, Shri M P Veerendra Kumar ji. A prolific writer & journalist of repute, he will always be remembered for his service to the nation. Heartfelt condolences to bereaved family members. Om Shanti!— Lok Sabha Speaker (@loksabhaspeaker) May 29, 2020
Rajya Sabha member and AAP leader Sanjay Singh expessed his grief.
केरल के प्रख्यात समाजवादी नेता पूर्व मंत्री एम.पी.वीरेन्द्र कुमार के निधन पर उन्हें भावपूर्ण श्रधांजलि अर्पित करता हूँ ईश्वर उनकी आत्मा को शांति प्रदान करे। pic.twitter.com/AjLgaWvLfS— Sanjay Singh AAP (@SanjayAzadSln) May 29, 2020
Lok Sabha Member from UP, Danish Ali said that he was saddened to hear of the demise of MP Veerendra Kumar
I am deeply saddened to learn about sad demise of colleague of my JDS days #RajyaSabha MP, @mathrubhumi CMD MP Veerendra Kumar Ji. A Socialist stalwart, author, orator, he was Kerala’s tallest politician n an untiring social worker. May his soul Rest In Peace.#veerendrakumar— Kunwar Danish Ali (@KDanishAli) May 29, 2020