Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa mourned the death of former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel on Thursday.
Yeddyurappa said that Patel, who started his political career as a functionary of Jana Sangh, became the Chief Minister of Gujarat twice and took the state on the path of development.
The Chief Minister said, "After he passed away, we lost a leader who had worked hard for the all-round development of the people of the state." ''
Patel (92) died on Thursday in a hospital in Ahmedabad after a long illness. Family sources gave this information.