YSR was son of soil, his loss is irreparable: BJP

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New Delhi, Sep.3 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday expressed its deepest condolences on the death of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajshekhara Reddy and four others in a helicopter crash on Wednesday.

Terming the late Andhra leader as a 'son of the soil', BJP president Rajnath Singh described his death as shocking and added that the tragedy has left a huge void in state and national politics, a loss that is irreparable.Cutting across the party lines to express its grief, the BJP said it has also decided to keep the party flag at half mast at its Delhi Headquaters.

Some BJP leaders are also expected to fly to Hyderabad to pay final tribute to the late chief Minister. (ANI)

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