Translated from Russian
Mrs Pratibha Patil,
President of the Republic of India
Dr Manmohan Singh,
Prime Minister of the Republic of India
Esteemed Mme President,
Esteemed Mr Prime Minister,
It is with sincere empathy that I have learned about the tragedy with the ferry in India’s North-East which led to the deaths of more than 100 Indian citizens.
Kindly convey condolences to the relatives and the near and dear ones of the victims, and wishes of speedy recovery to all people affected.
President of the Russian Federation
May 1, 2012