BJP leader LK Advani condones the death of former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee ( Photo: Twitter/ @NarainVineet )
Veteran BJP leader L K Advani today condoled the death of former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee, saying he was an inspiration for upcoming parliamentarians.
Chatterjee was a distinguished and outstanding parliamentarian and had a forceful presence in the House. He strongly advocated for the independence of the Lok Sabha speaker's chair, Advani said in a statement.
"He was a man of committed ideals and was an inspiration for upcoming parliamentarians," the BJP leader added.