Report by OD bureau; Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has condoled the demise of noted freedom fighter, women’s rights and social activist Captain Lakshmi Sahgal. In his condolence message he has said that Captain Lakshmi Sahgal represents the pinnacle of sacrifice and struggle for the country, and for the rights of the women.
Her contribution in public life, in politics, the trade union movement and the women’s movement are remembered by one and all. Her compassion, concern and commitment towards humanity manifested in all her efforts and activities and have inspired many to emulate her. Her demise is a tremendous loss to the nation. He conveyed his deepest sympathies and condolences to her family, friends and well wishers.