On the morning of Friday 7th June 2013 Shri Narendra Modi condoled the passing away of Finance Minister Shri P Chidambaram’s mother, Smt. Lakshmi Palaniappan. Smt. Lakshmi Palaniappan passed away in Chennai this morning.
Speaking after landing in Goa, where he will attend the BJP Office Bearers and National Executive Meet in the coming 2 days, Shri Modi said, “When I was leaving from Ahmedabad I got to know that the Finance Minister, Shri P Chidambaram’s mother has passed away. I pray to Almighty that her soul rests in peace and my condolences to the entire family. May God give them strength.”
Before leaving for Goa the Chief Minister had Tweeted, “Sad to know about demise of Shri P Chidambaram's mother, Smt. Lakshmi Palaniappan. My condolences to the family. May her soul rest in peace.”