LUDHIANA, December 30: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President Capt Amarinder Singh and the Ludhiana MP and the National Spokesperson of the Indian National Congress Manish Tewari have condoled the death of Smt Kala Devi, the mother of senior Congress leader and PCC general secretary Pawan Dewan.
Dewan’s mother expired yesterday at her residence after a brief illness. Her mortal remains were consigned to flames at the Model Town Extension crematorium in presence of hundreds of people who had come to attend the funeral.
The pyre was lit by Pawan Dewan amidst chanting of Vedic mantras.
Capt Amarinder Singh and Manish Tewari sent separate condolence messages to the bereaved family.
Gurdaspur MP Partap Singh Bajwa and Sangrur MP Vijay Inder Singla also sent their condolence messages to the bereaved family.
Prominent among those present included legislators Jassi Khangura, Harmohinder Pardhan, Tej Parash Singh and former ministers Malkiat Singh Dakha, Harnam Dass Johar, Rakesh Pandey, Surinder Dawer, Rajinder Bhandari Vice Chairman Planning Board Punjab and hundreds others.