Veteran Akali leader dies
Chandigarh, March 04, 2013
First Published: 16:05 IST(4/3/2013)
Last Updated: 16:06 IST(4/3/2013)
Veteran Akali leader and former Samana MLA Gurdev Singh Grewal died on Monday at Patiala after prolonged illness, his family members said.
Grewal passed away at the age of 90. He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.
Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister
Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal have condoled the death of Grewal.
Sharing his heartfelt sympathies with members of the bereaved family, the Chief Minister described Grewal as a "disciplined and committed soldier" of the party.
Badal said his contribution in the development of the region and welfare of people would be ever remembered by one and all.
Grewal was elected MLA from Samana assembly constituency in 1977.