Former Congress MP Satish Sharma passes away in Goa, Rahul Gandhi says ‘We will miss him’

New Delhi: Former Congress MP Captain Satish Sharma died on February 18 in Goa, the party confirmed in a statement. The 73-year-old deceased was active in politics for a period stretching to over three decades.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi condoled his demise. Taking to Twitter he  wrote, “I’m very sad to hear of the demise of Captain Satish Sharma. My love and condolences to his family & friends. We will miss him.”

“Deeply saddened at the demise of Capt Satish Sharma, former Union Minister. Capt Sharma epitomised dedication and loyalty. Condolences to the family and friends,” tweeted Randeep Singh Surjewala, the party’s communication department head.

“The news of demise of former Union minister Captain Satish Sharma is sad for the Congress family. May God give peace to the departed soul,” senior party leader PL Punia said, as he shared the news on Twitter.

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury also condoled the demise. “Sad that Captain Satish Sharma departed. Long standing colleague in the Rajya Sabha, he was a member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee that I chaired for many years. Deepest condolences to his family,” he tweeted.

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