The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has written to the President of the Republic of France, His Excellency Mr. Francois Hollande, conveying condolences on the loss of lives in a heinous act of terror last evening in Nice.
In his message, the President said, “I am deeply pained to learn that France is once again afflicted by a major tragedy caused by a heinous act of terror last evening. The pre-meditated massacre of innocent people as they were participating in Bastille Day celebrations – including, sadly, many children, is an unspeakable crime.
Please accept my heartfelt condolences on this shocking incident. The people of India stand beside the people of France with solidarity and sympathy. We share your grief at the loss of lives and pray for the swift recovery of the injured”.