Economy George Fernandes: A friend of many causes Updated : January 30, 2019 06:30 AM IST George Fernandes, friend of too many causes, national and international, passed away today leaving behind memories and hardly any legatee. I listened to George later on in a public talk we had organised on the Bofors scandal and listening to him convinced me that one did not need formal degrees to take a class. George’s obsession with anti-Congressism held him back in the NDA even after the genocide in Gujarat in February-March 2002. He continued to keep the NDA alive. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.