PM Modi pays last respect to former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal in Chandigarh
26 April, 2023 | Vaishali Sharma
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Chandigarh on Wednesday and went to the Shiromani Akali Dal office to pay his respects to SAD patron Parkash Singh Badal.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Chandigarh on Wednesday and went to the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) office to pay his respects to SAD patron Parkash Singh Badal.
On Wednesday morning, Badal’s mortal remains were brought to the SAD office in Sector 28 in Chandigarh for last respects, where party leaders and workers gathered in large numbers to pay tributes. On Tuesday, the senior Punjab politician died at the age of 95. He passed away at Fortis Hospital in Mohali.
His final rites will be performed tomorrow at 1 p.m. in his ancestral village Badal.
“With profound grief, we inform you abt the demise of 5-time CM & SAD patron S Parkash Singh Ji Badal. Mortal remains will be placed for paying last respects at SAD office in Chandigarh from 10 am to 12 noon tom following which they will be taken to Vill Badal. Cremation will be held on April 27,” SAD said earlier in a tweet.
In its official media bulletin, the Fortis Hospital stated, “S Parkash Singh Badal, Former Chief Minister of Punjab, was admitted at Fortis Hospital Mohali on April 16, 2023, with acute exacerbation of bronchial asthma. He was shifted to the medical ICU on 18th April as his respiratory condition worsened. He had been on NIV and HFNC support along with medical management”.
“He was being managed under Prof (Dr) Digambar Behera along with the Pulmonology and critical care team supported by Cardiology. Despite appropriate medical management S Parkash Singh Badal succumbed to his illness. Fortis Hospital Mohali deeply condoles the death of S Parkash Singh Badal,” the statement added.