Date:30/12/2002 URL: http://www.thehindu.com/2002/12/30/stories/2002123001341300.htm
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Sonia condoles death of Father Vadakkan

By Our Special Correspondent

NEW DELHI DEC. 29. The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, today condoled the death of Father Joseph Vadakkan, saying in his death Kerala has lost a tall religious leader.

"His voice and views were heard and respected across the political spectrum,'' she said in a condolence message here.

The AICC media department secretary, Tom Vadakkan, a close relative of Father Vadakkan, described him as one of the last bastions of an era of positive political activism.

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