Fernandes was a fighter for working class: Naidu

Fernandes was a fighter for working class: Naidu

Describing socialist leader George Fernandes as a "fighter" for the working class, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Tuesday condoled his death.

The veteran socialist passed away Tuesday morning following a prolonged illness.

Naidu's office said in a tweet, "Shri Fernandes was a fighter for working class, a trade unionist, an upright politician, an able administrator, a great parliamentarian and above all was a good human being".

Fernandes was a multi-faceted personality, Naidu said.