Former Haryana Congress chief Shamsher Singh Surjewala passes away
Shamsher Singh Surjewala, a former Haryana Congress chief, passed away on Monday following a brief illness, party leaders said.
Surjewala had served as a minister in the Haryana government for four times and was also elected to the Rajya Sabha once.
He is the father of Congress national media in-charge and national spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala.
Shamsher Singh won from the Narwana assembly constituency in 1967, 1977, 1982 and 1991. He was also elected as an MLA from Kaithal assembly constituency in 2001.
He had served as the leader of the opposition in the Haryana assembly.
His funeral will take place on Monday afternoon in Narwana.