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Chennai, Jan 6 : The Tamil Nadu Assembly today condoled the deaths
of former TN Governor and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Dr K Rosaiah and
India’s first Chief of Defence Services Gen Bipin Rawat.
Soon after the day’s proceedings began, Speaker M Appavu moved a condolence
resolution mourning the deaths of Dr Rosaiah and Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife, Group
Captain Varun Singh and 11 others who died in a helicopter crash at Coonoor last
month and recalled their services rendered to the Nation.
Later, the members observed two minutes’ silence as a mark of respect to the departed
The House also condoled the deaths of Kannada actor Puneet Rajkumar and Farmer’s
Association leader and veteran CPI leader V Duraimanickam and former members who
died during the intervening session.