Vice President condoles the passing away of Prof. M.G.K. Menon

New Delhi
November 23, 2016

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has condoled the passing away of the eminent physicist Prof. M.G.K. Menon. In a message, he said that Prof. Menon was known for his investigations in the field of Cosmic Rays and the high-energy interactions of elementary particles. He played an important role in the development of science and technology in our country, he added.

Following is the text of Vice President’s message:

“I am sad to learn about the passing away of acclaimed physicist Prof. M.G.K. Menon.

Prof. Menon was known for his investigations in the field of Cosmic Rays and the high-energy interactions of elementary particles. He played an important role in the development of science and technology in our country.

The nation lost a great scientist and I convey my condolences to the bereaved members of the family and join the nation in praying for eternal peace for the departed soul.”