Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh paid tributes to Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant, who died after battling cancer.
Shri Ashwini Kumar, Minister of State (MoS) for Health and Family Welfare, also paid homage to the departed leader.
58-year-old Pant died in Texas in the United States where he was undergoing treatment for cancer.
A three-day state mourning has been declared in the state.
Pant was a BJP leader who won from his hometown Pithoragarh in the state assembly polls in 2017.