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Punjab Assembly pays tributes to departed eminent personalities

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The Assembly Tuesday remembered several eminent personalities from different walks of life who had passed away since the last session of the House.

Amarinder Singh, who is the of the House, was also present when the departed personalities were being remembered.

The House, after the Governor's address on the first day of the Budget Session of the 15th Vidhan Sabha, paid tributes to former Union George Fernandes, ex-Ministers Dalip Singh Pandhi and Gobind Singh Kanjhla, freedom fighter Chanan Singh, Mukhtiyar Singh, and

Former was also present in the House.

proposed that tributes be paid to all those members who had passed away since the previous session.

After the obituary references to the eminent personalities, he passed a resolution for conveying the condolences of the House to their respective families.

A two-minute silence was observed as a mark of respect to the departed souls.

The also acceded to the request of Adampur MLA Pawan Kumar Tinu to pay tributes to Vir Chakra awardee Capt.

Likewise, the also conceded the request of MLA Guru Harsahai to include the names of two namely and also in the list of obituary references, who died recently in a road accident on the Ferozepur-Moga road.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 22:30 IST