PM Narendra Modi's PRO for 17 years, Jagdish Thakkar passes away at 72

Dec 10 2018 10:44 AM
PM Narendra Modi's PRO for 17 years, Jagdish Thakkar passes away at 72

New Delhi: Public Relations Officer (PRO) in the prime minister's office and senior journalist Jagdish Thakkar took his last breath on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared the sad news on Twitter and extended his condolences for his demise. He said he was a amazing person who loved his work. Worth mention here Thakkar worked with Prime Minister Narendra Modi since his days as the chief minister of Gujarat and had afterward joined him as PRO. Thakkar was 72 year old .He was unwell for some time.He passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi.

In a series of Tweets, PM Modi wrote “Extremely saddened by the demise of Shri Jagdish Thakkar, the PRO in the PMO. Jagdishbhai was a veteran journalist and I had the pleasure of working with him for years, both in Gujarat and in Delhi. He was known for his simplicity and warm-hearted nature".

“Several journalists would have regularly interacted with Jagdishbhai over the years. He had previously served with many Chief Ministers of Gujarat. We have lost a wonderful person, who loved his work and did it with utmost diligence. Condolences to his family and well wishers.” PM further said.

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