Advani: Somnath an inspiration for upcoming parliamentarians

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New Delhi:

Veteran BJP leader L K Advani today condoled the death of former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee, saying he was an inspiration for upcoming parliamentarians.

Chatterjee was a distinguished and outstanding parliamentarian and had a forceful presence in the House. He strongly advocated for the independence of the Lok Sabha speaker's chair, Advani said in a statement.

"He was a man of committed ideals and was an inspiration for upcoming parliamentarians," the BJP leader added.

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