Punjabi citizen and party members are currently mourning the death of a politician. This late politician took his last breath from him at the age of 95 and leaves everyone in deep sorrow. People seek to know which late minister we are talking about and when he left the world and what is the nature of his death. The late minister identified as Parkash Singh Badal was a five times former Chief Minister of Punjab, India. He was the patriarch of Akali Dal and breathed his last on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at the age of 95 at a Mohali-based private hospital.
Reason for the death of Parkash Singh Badal
The news of the death of the late minister is officially confirmed and shared by the hospital itself. The statement from the hospital side states that “Despite proper medical management, S Parkash Singh Badal succumbed to his illness. Fortis Hospital is deeply saddened by the passing of S Parkash Singh Badal.” Abhijeet Singh, the director of the hospital claims that Parkash Singh Badal was handed over at around 08:00 pm. He was admitted to Fortis Hospital in Mohali a week ago after he complained of being unwell or short of breath.
Currently, all social networks talk about him and pay tribute and remember the late minister for his work. It is not easy to say goodbye to a soul who gave up his whole life to make the lives of others better and that is why it is the saddest and hardest moment to say goodbye to him. The veteran leader began his political career after working as a village sarpanch, before contesting the assembly elections for the first time in 1957. At that time, he was 30 years old and joined the party as a congressman.
Other than that, the late veteran politician was the youngest head of government to hold office in the Punjab state. At that time he was 43 years old. In a career that spanned more than 70 years, he lost just 2 elections, one in 1967 and the last in 2022. The loss was particularly severe as he lost his Lambi stronghold, which he led for many years. In addition to his achievements, the controversial Punjab Sutlej Yamuna Link Canal (Transfer of Property Rights) bill was passed by the state assembly in 2016. Not only ordinary people but many leaders pay tribute to him online and remember the work of him Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the former Chief Minister by calling him a “colossal figure in Indian politics.”