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Punjab assembly pays tribute to former MLAs

The Punjab assembly today paid tributes to former MLAs and ministers and an ex-MP who died in the period between the last and present sitting of the House.

chandigarh Updated: Mar 22, 2012 12:59 IST

The Punjab assembly on Thursday paid tributes to former MP, MLAs and ministers who died in the period between the last and present sitting of the House.

Speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal recalled the services rendered by these personalities which included freedom fighters.

The House also kept a two-minute silence as a mark of respect to the departed souls.

The personalities included 17 freedom fighters, one Punjabi folk singer, one former MP, one former minister and five former MLAs.

Among those who were remembered by the House are former MP Chiranji Lal Sharma, former minister Santokh Singh Randhawa and former MLAs Kanwarjit Singh Brar and Jodh Singh.