Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday condoled the death of Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh.
Describing him as an efficient leader and administrator, Patnaik said,”Deshmukh was an efficient leader and administrator. He had under taken different developmental programmes both as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra and as a Union Minister.”
Describing Deshmukh as popular among politicians cutting across party lines, Patnaik said his death is a national loss.
Source: 360 NS