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J-K Assembly condoles death of Sonam Dawa Lonpo

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Press Trust of India Jammu
The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today condoled the death of Sonam Dawa Lonpo, Chief Executive Councillor (CEC), Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, and observed a minute's silence as a mark of respect for the departed soul.

Lonpo, a senior BJP leader and the party's first CEC in the council, died of cardiac arrest last evening and is survived by his wife, daughter and son-in-law.

He was unanimously elected to the post on November 3, 2015.

Speaker Kavinder Gupta expressed his condolence on behalf of the House to Lonpo's family.

The House also observed a minute's silence in honour of Mahatma Gandhi on his 70th death anniversary.

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First Published: Jan 30 2018 | 8:55 PM IST

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