Mangaluru: On Friday October 8, a condolence meet for former union minister an Rajya Sabha MP Oscar Fernandes titled ‘Nenapina Angaladalli Oscaranna’ under the aegis of former MLC Ivan D’ Souza was held at SDM College of Business Management.
Speaking on the occasion, former chief minister and union minister Veerappa Moily said, “Oscar was a brother to everyone. We always shared a special bonding between us. We shared stage during Yakshagana performances also.
“Oscar was so dedicated that he used to forget himself which made him to neglect his health. One can learn a lot of lessons from him. We can never find a politician who is as disciplined as Oscar. His wife Blossom looked after him like a mother,” he said.
Former MLC Capt Ganesh Karnik said, “When we looked at Oscar Fernandes, we used to get a brotherly feeling. We should walk in his footsteps as he was a very good leader known for his discipline.”