Diarytimes Media Network, Shimla Published by : Kumud Sharma, Updated April 26, 2023 by Diary Times
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid last respects to former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. Along with the PM, Manohar Lal Khattar also came to pay tribute. Badal’s body has been kept at the Shiromani Akali Dal head office in Sector 28, Chandigarh. Badal’s body has been wrapped in the Akali Dal flag.
His body will be taken to his native village in the afternoon. His last rites will be performed on Thursday. Due to the demise of the former Chief Minister of Punjab, the Punjab Government has declared a public holiday on 27th April.
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Renowned personalities of the country have reached to have darshan of Badal’s body. Finance Minister Harpal Cheema and Education Minister Harjot Bains have come from the Punjab government. Many close friends and relatives including BSP President Jasbir Singh Gadi, HS Hanspal, former Finance Minister Upinder Jeet Kaur, BJP MLA KD Bhandari visited him and paid tributes.