Rich tributes were paid to Senior Congress leader and Former Union Minister Caption Satish C. Sharma who had passed away in Goa last evening following a cardiac arrest. He was 74 years old.
Sharma was very close to Rajiv Gandhi, and after his assassination, he had been a close associate of the Gandhi family. He was elected from Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, UP, and was petroleum minister during PV Narasimha Rao government. He was always been the Gandhi family loyalist .
Last year, He had developed cancer in the abdomen but was operated upon. Since then he had recovered fully, family sources said. During the coronavirus pandemic, he had gone to his Goa residence for rest.
Details are awaited. He was born on 11 October 1947 in Secunderabad, a city in the state Telangana. He was educated in Col. Brown Cambridge School in Dehra Dun and was later trained as a pilot in Kansas City, Missouri. he is married to Sterre Sharma who founded and runs the Tribal jewelry museum at Mangar Bani on the Delhi-Haryana which is a sacred grove in Faridabad district.
“I am very sorry to know the demise of Captain Satish Sharma Jee. He was a very straightforward person with highly developed human qualities. My heartfelt condolences. May God bless the soul to rest in peace. My sympathies are with his family and friends.”, Mr. Harikesh Bhadur, a senior leader of congress said in his condolence message.
पूर्व कैबिनेट मंत्री कैप्टन सतीश शर्मा जी के निधन का समाचार कांग्रेस परिवार के लिए दुखद है। ईश्वर दिवंगत आत्मा को शांति प्रदान करे व परिवार जन को दुख सहने की शक्ति प्रदान करे। ॐ शान्ति:
The news of the death of former cabinet minister Captain Satish Sharma is sad for the Congress family. May God give peace to the departed soul and empower the family to suffer. ॐ Peace:
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