Former Punjab minister Sher Singh passed away
Punjab Newsline Network
Saturday, 05 September 2009
NEW DELHI: Former Punjab minister Sher Singh and a senior Congress leader on Saturday died of cardiac arrest at Delhi. He was 92 years old.
Sher Singh was deputy minsiter in the government of late Partap Singh Kairon. Later he remained union minister for eduction and defence production between 1967 to 1980. He also served as chancellor of Gurukul Kangri University and vice president of Arya Pratinidh Sabha. He launched a campaign against drugs in 1957 in joint Punjab and he had resigned from his post of minister and court arrested.
Sher Singh will be creamated on September 7. His dead body has been kept at his residence R-28 Greater Kailash part I for paying tributes. His daughter Ujjwala Sharma mayu be contacted at telephone No. 98-1092-3366.
Meanwhile, Dr.Vaid Partap Vaidik a leader of Hindu Andolan has expressed deep grtief over sudden demise of Sher Singh. He recalled the days spent with Sher Singh in Patiala jail IN 1957.