New Delhi, May 29 -- Saying he believed giving a voice to the poor and the underprivileged, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, My 29, condoled the death of Rajya Sabha member and managing director of leading Malayalam daily Mathrubhumi M P Veerendra Kumar.

A former Union minister and member of PTI's Board of Directors, Veerendra Kumar breathed his last after a cardiac arrest on Thursday, May 28.

Expressing grief over the demise, PM Mr. Modi tweeted, "Anguished by the passing away of Rajya Sabha MP Shri M.P. Veerendra Kumar Ji. He distinguished himself as an effective legislator and Parliamentarian." "Condolences to his family and well-wishers. Om Shanti," he added.

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