Raipur: Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has expressed deep grief on the sudden demise of Deputy Speaker of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly Manoj Singh Mandavi.
Expressing his condolences, Baghel said that “Mandavi was a senior tribal leader. His death is an irreplaceable loss to the state. He served people diligently as a Home Minister of the newly formed Chhattisgarh state and also held many important posts including Deputy Speaker of the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly. He was elected to the legislative assembly in the year 1998 in undivided Madhya Pradesh and then to the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly in the year 2013 and 2018. Shri Mandavi was also the President of Chhattisgarh Tribal Development Council.”
He also said, “Manoj Singh Mandavi was a great tribal leader and a remarkable personality. He raised his voice for the rights of tribal people in the assembly. He worked diligently for the upliftment of the tribal society and development of his area.”
Baghel added that his contribution in the development of the state will always be remembered. He expressed his condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed to the Almighty to grant peace to the departed soul.