Chandigarh, October 1, 2023 (Yes Punjab News)
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann today led people from all walks of life to pay rich tributes to Prof BC Verma, the father of Chief Secretary Anurag Verma, during the last prayer meeting held here at Mata Mansa Devi Complex.
Paying tributes to Prof Verma, Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann said that his contribution to society especially the academia can never be forgotten. He said that after rising from Chalela village, he obtained higher education with his hard work and rendered exemplary services in the field of teaching. He said that just as the flowers and branches show how strong the tree is, the successful students of a sincere and dedicated teacher and their children tell what kind of rites they have received.
The Chief Minister said that Prof. Verma was an eminent educationist who was devoted to human values. He said that Due to the path shown by Prof Verma, the entire family has reached heights in their lives and is serving the country with a missionary spirit. He Prayed to give strength to the family to cope.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Baba Farid Medical University of Health Sciences and Eminent Cardiologist Dr. Gurpreet Singh Wander, while paying homage to his teacher Prod Verma, shared memories of his student life. He said that Prof. Verma was our ideal teacher who was the role model of the students whose priority has always been the students. Prof. Verma always taught the poor and needy students at home for free.
Before the ceremonial Rasam Pagri and Aarti, Bog of Sri Garud Puran ji was offered and bhajan was sung by Lisa Dabur
On this occasion, Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Kultar Singh Sandhwan, Deputy Speaker Jai Krishan Singh, Cabinet Ministers Laljit Singh Bhullar and Gurmeet Singh Khudian, Judged of Punjab and Haryana High Court, Rajya Sabha Member Ashok Mittal, MLAs, former Ministers and Ex MLAs, DGP Gaurav Yadav, Chief Minister Office’s officials, senior Civil and Police officers and retired officers, lawyers fraternity and representatives of the Media besides various political parties, social organizations and secretariat officials and employees were present.
On this occasion, the Governor of Punjab, Radha Soami Satsang Beas Chief Gurinder Singh Dhillon, the entire Panchayat of village Chalela, Government Mahindra College Patiala, Punjabi University Patiala, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University Bathinda, Modern Senior Secondary School Patiala, Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana High Court, Punjab IAS and PCS Officers’ Association, College and Teachers’ Association and Various organizations shared their grief with the family through condolence messages.