September 4, 2015 … Chief Minister Shri Laxmikant Parsekar has expressed his heartfelt condolences at the demise of three-time Chief Minister of Goa Dr. Wilfred de Souza.
In a condolence message, Chief Minister Shri Parsekar termed the demise of Dr. de Souza as a great loss to society. Dr de Souza, he said was a prominent politician of Goa. The Chief Minister expressed his heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.
Governor of Goa Dr.Mridula Sinha has condoled the death of former Chief Minister Dr.Wilfred de Souza. In her message to Smt.Grace de Souza the Governor said that she is distressed to learn about the very sad demise of her beloved husband Dr. Wilfred de Souza, former Chief Minister of Goa.
She has further stated that, “Besides being an expert and eminent Surgeon, Dr. Wilfred de Souza, was a towering political leader who occupied the position of Chief Minister of Goa, thrice. He has undoubtedly made an indelible mark on the political and socio-economic cultural history of Goa. I am sure that the people of Goa will remember him forever for the splendid contribution which he made for the development of the State. My husband Dr.Ram Kripal Sinha, joins me in conveying our heartfelt condolences and sympathy to yourself and the other members of the bereaved family. May his soul rest in peace. “
meanwhile the Government of Goa has declared state mourning from September 4, 2015 to September 6, 2015 throughout the state as a mark of respect to Dr.Wilfred D’Souza , Ex-Chief Minister of Goa who passed away on September 4, 2015