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PM Modi Condoles Death Of South Africa’s Nobel Prize Winning Activist Desmond Tutu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Desmond Tutu was a guiding light for countless people globally. Modi said his contribution, and emphasis on human dignity and human equality will be remembered forever.

PM Modi Condoles Death Of South Africa’s Nobel Prize Winning Activist Desmond Tutu
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (File photo) PTI

Paying tributes to Desmond Tutu, South Africa's Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist for racial justice and LGBT rights, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that he was a guiding light for countless people globally and his emphasis on human dignity and equality will be forever remembered.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the death of the 90-year-old Tutu earlier in the day.

Modi said, "Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was a guiding light for countless people globally. His emphasis on human dignity and equality will be forever remembered. I am deeply saddened by his demise, and extend my heartfelt condolences to all his admirers. May his soul rest in peace."

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