Kathmandu, Jan.17 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M.Krishna on Sunday expressed his deep condolences and anguish at the demise of former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu.
He described Basu as a great stalwart and tall leader.
An outstanding ideologue and able administrator, Krishna said Basu shaped national and state politics for over six decades.
"His demise has left a deep void which would be hard to fill," Krishna said.
The minister offered heart felt condolences to the rank and file of CPM, people of West Bengal and the friends of family of Mr. Basu. (ANI)