The Punjab Assembly Tuesday remembered several eminent personalities from different walks of life who had passed away since the last session of the House.
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 Defence Minister George Fernandes, ex-Punjab Ministers Dalip Singh Pandhi and Gobind Singh Kanjhla, freedom fighter Chanan Singh, martyrs Constable Mukhtiyar Singh, Gunner Lekh Raj and Lance Naik Sukhchain Singh.
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.
Likewise, the Speaker also conceded the request of MLA Guru Harsahai Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi to include the names of two Assistant Advocates General namely Sandeep Singh Mann and Atinder Pal Singh also in the list of obituary references, who died recently in a road accident on the Ferozepur-Moga road.
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