President Pranab Mukherjee expressed his heartfelt condolence at the demise of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mufti Mohammad Sayeed at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) due to multiple organ failure here on Thursday at 7:15 am.
“Heartfelt condolences on the passing away of J & K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed #PresidentMukherjee,” he wrote in a tweet.
“Contribution of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to J & K and India through long years of public service will be always remembered #PresidentMukherjee,” the president added.
Sayeed was admitted in a private ward in AIIMS on December 24 after he complained of fever and chest pain. The 79-year-old He was later detected with sepsis, decreased blood counts and pneumonia.
He was put on ventilator yesterday after his condition had started to deteriorate.