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Senior Punjab CPI-M leader Balwant Singh dies

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

Former MLA and ex-state CPI-M Secretary Balwant Singh (82) passed away on Thursday at his residence here after a brief illness.

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh expressed grief over the demise of the veteran CPI-M leader.

In his condolence message, the Chief Minister described Singh as a leader of the masses who worked relentlessly throughout his life for the cause of the disadvantaged sections of the society, especially to safeguard the interests of the industrial workers.

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First Published: Thu, March 21 2019. 19:32 IST
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