Condolence message of Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim Shri Shriniwas Patil on the demise of Shri P. Shiv Shankar, Former Governor of Sikkim.
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Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim, Shri Shriniwas Patil has expressed deep sadness and grief on the demise of Shri P Shiv Shankar, Former Governor of Sikkim at him home town Hyderabad today morning following a prolonged illness. Late P. Shiv Shanker served as Governor of Sikkim from September 1994 to November 1995. As per the family sources, his funeral will take place at Hyderabad on 28.02.2017.
In the condolence message sent to his family members, Hon’ble Governor has said, “I am deeply shocked and saddened by the news of demise of Shri P Shiv Shankar, Former Governor of Sikkim.
Late P Shiv Shankar during his three decade long distinguished public life has served the country in many capacities including Union Minister with numerous portfolios and Member of Parliament in both the houses. With his impeccable public service he has left indelible imprint in the Indian polity.
At this time of bereavement, I join the people of Sikkim to offer my deepest condolences. I pray to the almighty for bestowing strength to his family members to cope with this great loss.”
PRO to Governor
27th February, 2017