Madhav Singh Solanki, a veteran Congress chief who served as Chief Minister of Gujarat 4 occasions, handed away on Saturday on the age of 93. He was additionally former Exterior Affairs Minister of India within the 1991-92.
“The dying of Madhavsinh Solanki has introduced excessive grief. Could God give peace to his soul. He had made place within the hearts of individuals by his actions and deeds,” Gujarat Congress president Amit Chavda, who can be a relative of Solanki, tweeted.
PM Modi condoled the dying of the chief and tweeted, “Shri Madhavsinh Solanki Ji was a formidable chief, taking part in a key position in Gujarat politics for many years. He shall be remembered for his wealthy service to society. Saddened by his demise. Spoke to his son, Bharat Solanki Ji and expressed condolences. Om Shanti.”
“Past politics, Shri Madhavsinh Solanki Ji loved studying and was captivated with tradition. Every time I’d meet him or converse to him, we might talk about books and he would inform me a couple of new ebook he not too long ago learn. I’ll at all times cherish the interactions we had,” his tweet additional learn. he tweeted.
Solanki was a two time period MP of Rajya Sabha from Gujarat. He had floated an thought of an alliance of Kshitriya, Harijan, Adivasi (tribal) and Muslim (KHAM) casts and communities in Gujarat for Congress to win elections.
He had been the longest serving chief minister of the state earlier than Narendra Modi turned CM.
His son Bharatsinh Solanki can be a former Union minister.