George Fernandes, defence minister, socialist leader, passes away after prolonged illness

Following a prolonged illness, former defence minister George Fernandes passed away at the age of 88, on Tuesday morning. He recently contracted swine flu. He was also suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

India TV News Desk [ Updated: January 29, 2019 14:43 IST ]
  • Former defence minister George Fernandes passed away at the age of 88, on Tuesday morning in Delhi.
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    Former defence minister George Fernandes passed away at the age of 88, on Tuesday morning in Delhi.

  • George Fernandes when he was defence minister
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    George Fernandes when he was defence minister

  • George Fernandes during the Emergency 
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    George Fernandes during the Emergency 

  • George Fernandes with former PM Chandra Shekhar
 
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    George Fernandes with former PM Chandra Shekhar

     

  • George Fernandes with former PM Bihari Vajpayee
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    George Fernandes with former PM Bihari Vajpayee

  • George Fernandes with Donald Rumsfeld
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    George Fernandes with Donald Rumsfeld

  • George Fernandes during the Emergency 
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    George Fernandes during the Emergency 

  • Nirmala Sitharaman paying condolence to George Fernandes
 
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    Nirmala Sitharaman paying condolence to George Fernandes

     

  • Mortal remains of George Fernandes
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    Mortal remains of George Fernandes

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