India lost a great friend says Modi on Castro

Castro, who ruled Cuba as a one-party state for almost half a century before handing over the powers to his brother Raul in 2008, died, Cuban state television announced.

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New Delhi, Nov 26: Prime Minister on Saturday condoled the death of Cuba's revolutionary leader and former President Fidel Castro, who died on Saturday at the age of 90.

India lost a great friend says Modi on Castro

Castro, who ruled Cuba as a one-party state for almost half a century before handing over the powers to his brother Raul in 2008, died, Cuban state television announced.

The revolutionary icon, one of the world's best-known and most controversial leaders, survived countless US assassination attempts and premature obituaries, but in the end proved mortal after suffering a long battle with illness.

Castro ruled Cuba as a one-party state for almost half a century before handing over the powers to his brother Raul in 2008. His supporters praised him as a man who had given Cuba back to the people. But his opponents accused him of brutally suppressing opposition.

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