West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday condoled the death of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.

"Saddened to hear about passing away of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed ji. My condolences to his family, people of J&K and party colleagues," Banerjee tweeted.

Sayeed died this morning at New Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he was admitted for the past 15 days.