Chandigarh 12 April: Ms. Nanki Hans, Chief Sub Editor of Tribune today suffered a shocking bereavement as her mother Mrs.Parminder Hans expired ;in ;London this morning. Mrs. Hans, 68, had been suffering from Cancer and was undergoing treatment in a London Hospital for the last few months.Mrs. Nanki Hans had specially flown to U.K. to attend her ailing mother. Mrs. Hans, whose husband Mr. Surjit Hans is a celebrated critic and writer both in Punjabi and English, has survived by her only daughter, Nanki Hans and her father.
Punjab Chief Minister, Mr. Parkash Singh Badal has expressed deep sorrow at the sad demise of Mrs. Hans. In a message to Ms.Nanki Hans, Mr.Badal said that the entire Hanse family is significant contributor to Punjabi cultural and Anglo-Punjabi Literature.
Shiromani Akali Dal President and Member Parliament Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal has also condoled the demise of Ms. Hans. Punjab Information and Public Relations Minister Mr. Bikram Singh Majithia and Media Advisor Mr. Harcharan Bains has also sent condolences messages to the Hans family in the hour of grief.