Prime Minister Narendra Modi today heaped encomiums on Ghulam Nabi Azad, leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha.
Prime minister Modi broke down while delivering an emotionally charged speech, showering praises on the prominent Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad.
Mr Modi expressed his gratitude to the retiring member Mr.Azad for always prioritising the prosperity of the country first.
Mr Modi said, as a leader of Opposition, it’s easy to engage in party politics, but Ghulam Nabi Azad ji rose above this. He said, during the pandemic, it was Ghulam Nabi Azad’s proposal to call an all-party meet to fight the crisis as one nation.
NCP leader Sharad Pawar said Ghulam Nabi Azad served the nation with utmost sincerity in different capacities.
Rajya Sabha is today giving farewell to four Members from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir – Mir Mohammad Fayaz, Shamsher Singh, retiring tomorrow and Ghulam Nabi Azad and Nazir Ahmad Laway, retiring on 15th February .