Ferozepur, May 12
Senior Congress chief and former Cabinet Minister Inderjit Singh Zira (63), died right here in the present day, following extended sickness. He was cremated with full state honours at his native village, Basti Buta Wali, in Zira, round 35 km from the district headquarters. He is survived by his spouse and two sons, Kulbir Singh Zira, sitting MLA from Zira, and Inderjit, a veteran politician of the area.
His mortal stays have been consigned to flames within the presence of Cabinet ministers Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria. Several MLAs, together with Parminder Singh Pinki, Davinder Singh Ghubaya and Dr Harjot Kamal have been additionally current. A contingent drawn from the Punjab Police fired a number of pictures into the air as a mark of respect to the departed soul. Hardial Singh Mann, DIG, Gurpal Singh Chahal, DC, and Amit Gupta, SDM, have been additionally current.
Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh condoled with the bereaved household. As per the data, Inderjit was present process remedy at a personal hospital in Mohali, however he couldn’t survive.
Inderjit was two-time MLA from Zira. He was an in depth aide of Akali stalwart Jathedar Gurcharan Singh Tohra, however he had resigned from the Cabinet in 1999. — OC