Chandigarh, October 12
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday visited the house of former Punjab minister Sewa Singh Sekhwan in Gurdaspur district and provided condolences to the chief’s household on his dying.
The AAP nationwide convener had landed on the Amritsar airport, from the place he went to Sekhwan’s native village in Gurdaspur.
Sekhwan had handed away on October 6 after extended sickness.
He had joined the Aam Aadmi Get together (AAP) on August 26 when Kejriwal visited his home. Earlier than becoming a member of AAP, Sekhwan was a senior vice-president of the Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa-led Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt).
Sekhwan had remained a minister within the Parkash Singh Badal-led authorities in 1997.
He once more turned a minister in 2009 within the Akali authorities.
Kejriwal, who’s on a two-day go to of the state, was accompanied by social gathering leaders Raghav Chadha, Jarnail Singh and Bhagwant Mann.
Kejriwal additionally visited the Devi Talab temple in Jalandhar district to supply prayers.
“Throughout the holy pageant of Navratras, Arvind Kejriwal will pray for peace, love, mutual brotherhood, and a affluent Punjab,” Chadha had mentioned on Monday.
The Delhi chief minister can also be anticipated to satisfy merchants in Jalandhar on Wednesday. — PTI