Chandigarh, May 6 – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday condoled the sad demise of former Union Minister and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) Chief Chaudhary Ajit Singh (82), who passed away due to Covid-19 in a private hospital at Gurugram this morning.
In a condolence message, the Chief Minister described Chaudhary Ajit Singh as a messiah of farmers, who always played a pro-active role in championing the cause of peasantry. ”His enormous contribution towards the farmers’ welfare would be ever remembered by one and all”, said Captain Amarinder Singh. With the death of Ajit Singh a void has been created in the arena of national politics, which was difficult to be filled, added the Chief Minister.
Expressing heartfelt sympathies with the members of bereaved family, relatives and friends, the Chief Minister prayed to the Almighty to give strength to bear irreparable loss in this hour of grief and grant eternal peace to the departed soul.