Chandigarh, July 16: Former Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Nirmal Singh Kahlon passed away on Saturday after prolonged illness. He was 79 years old. Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal has expressed grief over the demise of the party’s senior leader.
Sukhbir Singh Badal tweeted, “Deeply saddened to learn of the demise of senior Akali leader and former speaker of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Mr. Nirmal Singh Ji Kahlon. Kahlon Sahib was a source of inspiration for all of us. His wise counsel will always be remembered. I stand with Kahlon’s family in this hour of grief.
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