Cong MP Santokh Chaudhary cremated in native village; Rahul Gandhi, state leaders attend final rites
Jalandhar, January 15
A sea of individuals together with political bigwigs attended the final rites of Jalandhar Congress MP Chaudhary Santokh Singh at his native Dhaliwal Qadian village on Sunday.
His son and Phillaur MLA Vikramjit Chaudhary lit the pyre. He was accorded state honour as per the protocol.
Deputy Commissioner Jaspreet Singh, IG Gursharan Singh Sandhu and SSP Swarandeep laid wreaths on behalf of Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann.
Wreaths have been laid by most dignitaries together with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, ex-CM Charanjit Channi, PPCC chief Amarinder S Raja Warring and LoP Partap Bajwa.
Congress leaders together with Harish Chaudhary, Alka Lamba, MLAs Pargat Singh, Rajinder Beri and Bawa Henry attended the final rites. Different social gathering leaders together with Raj Kumar Chabbewal, Rana Gurjit Singh, Mohinder Singh Kaypee and Mohammad Sadiq additionally attended the cremation.
Leaders from all events together with ex-BJP minister Manoranjan Kalia, ex-SAD MLA Jagbir Brar, Chairman of Nationwide Fee for SCs Vijay Sampla and AAP MLAs Balkar Singh, Sheetal Angural and Raman Arora have been additionally amongst these current.
The 76-year-old two-time MP died on Saturday in Punjab’s Phillaur. Chaudhary fainted whereas taking part within the march. He was rushed to a personal hospital in Phagwara the place he was declared introduced lifeless.