PM Modi, Shah, Kharge condole demise of Parkash Singh Badal
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union House Minister Amit Shah, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and a number of different leaders condoled the demise of former Punjab Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal chief Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday.
Badal died late on Tuesday night. He was 95.
Condoling his demise, Prime Minister Modi tweeted: “Extraordinarily saddened by the passing away of Shri Parkash Singh Badal Ji. He was a colossal determine of Indian politics, and a outstanding statesman who contributed drastically to our nation. He labored tirelessly for the progress of Punjab and anchored the state by means of essential occasions.”
The Prime Minister added that Badal’s passing away was a private loss for him.
“I’ve interacted intently with him for a lot of a long time and learnt a lot from him. I recall our quite a few conversations, during which his knowledge was all the time clearly seen. Condolences to his household and numerous admirers,” he mentioned additional.
House Minister Amit Shah tweeted: “The passing away of veteran chief, Shri Parkash Singh Badal Sahab is deeply saddening. His profession spanning a number of a long time was devoted to the welfare of the poor. His demise is an irreparable loss to Indian politics. My heartfelt condolences are together with his household and followers.”
Shah added that he was lucky to fulfill Parkash Singh Badal on a number of events.
“His unparalleled political expertise was very useful in public life and all the time a delight to hearken to. The recollections of these conferences will all the time stay with me,” he mentioned.
Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge mentioned: “Parkash Singh Badal ji was a veteran of Indian politics. Though we differed in our ideologies, he earned immense respect among the many individuals of Punjab for his simplicity and loyalty to his cadre, as he served a number of phrases as chief minister. Our deepest condolences to his household.”
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi additionally expressed disappointment at Badal’s demise.
Describing him as a tall chief of Punjab, Gandhi expressed his condolences to his son Sukhbir Badal and his household.