PM Modi, And President Murmu Lead The Nation In Mourning The Passing Away Of Parkash Singh Badal
New Delhi, April 26 (TNA) Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the political class on Tuesday in mourning the demise of Punjab stalwart and former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, who passed away at a Mhoali hospital at the age of 95. PM Modi in a tweet wrote:
Extremely saddened by the passing away of Shri Parkash Singh Badal Ji. He was a colossal figure of Indian politics, and a remarkable statesman who contributed greatly to our nation. He worked tirelessly for the progress of Punjab and anchored the state through critical times.
President Droupadi Murmu also condoled the passing away of Badal and said “Parkash Singh Badal was one of the tallest political stalwarts since independence. Though his exemplary career in public service was largely confined to Punjab, he was respected across the country. His demise leaves a void. My heartfelt condolences to his family and admirers.”
Union home minister Amit Shah while sharing a throwback picture of his with the late Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader said the passing away of the veteran leader “is deeply saddening. His career spanning several decades was dedicated to the welfare of the poor. His demise is an irreparable loss to Indian politics. My heartfelt condolences are with his family and followers.”
BJP national Nadda JP NAdda also shared a picture of his with the late leader and wrote: Deeply saddened to hear about the passing away of Former CM of Punjab Prakash Singh Badal Ji. He was a towering political figure whose contributions to the development of Punjab are immense & will always be remembered. My heartfelt condolences to his family & supporters. Om Shanti.
Bahuajn Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati whose party is in alliance with SAD in Punjab, party general secretary Satish Chandra Mishra also moured Badal’s passing away. Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhielsh Yadav, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have also posted condolence messages on social media paltforms.