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CHARANJIT SINGH CHANNI LEADS PUNJAB VIDHAN SABHA IN OBITUARY REFERENCES TO NOTED PERSONALITIES


Chandigarh, (Gurpreet): Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday led the Vidhan Sabha in paying tribute to eminent personalities, freedom fighters, martyred soldiers besides political personalities, who had passed away since the last session of the Assembly.

On the first day of 16th Special Session of 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha, the House paid respects to former Minister Sewa Singh Sekhwan, Ex-Parliamentary Secretary Ravinder Singh Sandhu, Martyr Naib Subedar Jaswinder Singh, Martyr Sepoy Manjit Singh, Chairman IFFCO Balwinder Singh Nakai, Freedom Fighters Niranjan Singh and Avinash Chander.

The House also paid tribute to the martyr Sepoy Gajjan Singh and Freedom Fighter Arjan Singh.

Meanwhile, Sports and Youth Affairs and Education Minister Pargat Singh proposed the names of four farmers and a journalist killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident for obituary references.

Likewise, leader of the opposition Harpal Singh Cheema also proposed the names of all the farmers and farm labourers who died in the farmers’ agitation.

A two-minute silence was observed in the memory of departed souls as a mark of respect during the obituary references.

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