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Modi condoles Barnala's death

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Modi on Saturday condoled the death of former Chief Minister Surjit Singh Barnala, who died on Saturday following a brief spell of illness.

"Pained by demise of Shri Surjit Singh Barnala. His rich service & contribution to the nation will be remembered. Condolences to his family," Modi said in a tweet.

Barnala, who ruled from 1985 to 1987, was admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandhigarh recently where he breathed his last on Saturday.

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First Published: Sat, January 14 2017. 19:42 IST
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