PM Modi pays last respect to ex-Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal


On Wednesday, PM Narendra Modi arrived in Chandigarh and went to the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)’s office to pay his last respects to SAD patron Parkash Singh Badal.

Badal’s mortal remains were brought to the Shiromani Akali Dal office in 28 Sector in Chandigarh for paying last respects on Wednesday morning, where party leaders and workers gathered in huge numbers to pay tributes. The senior Punjab politician passed away at the age of 95 on Tuesday. He breathed his last at Fortis Hospital in Mohali.

“Extremely saddened by the passing away of Shri Parkash Singh Badal Ji. He was a colossal figure in 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”, PM Narendra Modi tweeted.