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Former Punjab Speaker Nirmal Singh Kahlon passes away

Chandigarh, July 15, 2022:
Senior leader of Shiromani Akali Dal, former minister and former speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha Mr. Nirmal Singh Kahlon (79) has passed away.

Kahlon was not keeping well for past some time, due to which he was admitted to Fortis Hospital, Amritsar. He breathed his last in the hospital today.

According to his son and Akali leader Ravikiran Singh Kahlon, he would be cremated on Sunday, July 17 at 11.30 am at his native village Dadujodh.

Kahlon remained speaker of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha from 2007 to 2012. Prior to this, he was the Rural Development and Panchayat Minister in Punjab from 1997 to 2002. He was thrice elected MLA on SAD ticket from Fatehgarh Churian assembly constituency in Gurdaspur district.

Kahlon’s wife Sardarni Surinder Kaur Kahlon passed away in 2015.

Various leaders including Shiromani Akali Dal Patron Mr. Parkash Singh Badal, SAD President Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal andChief Minister Mr. Bhagwant Singh Mann have expressed grief on the demise of Mr. Nirmal Singh Kahlon.

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