Chandigarh, Aug 2 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today visited the residence of CPM leader, the late Harkrishan Surjeet at New Delhi to express his condolences with the members of the bereaved family on the sad demise of the veteran comarde.
He was accompanied by his Media Advisor Harcharan Bains Mr Badal described Mr Surjeet as "a great son of Punjab and a heroic figure in Indian politics with an uncanny ability to resolve seemingly impossible political crisis".
Throughout his life, Mr Surjeet remained an icon of uncompromising simplicity, honesty and easy accessibility, the Chief Minister said.
The Chief Minister spent sometime with Mr Surjeet's family and expressed his condolences with Mrs Pritam Kaur, the late leaders wife, his son Gurchetan Singh and grandson Sandeep Singh.
Meanwhile, Member Parliament and Secretary General Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa also visited the residence of Mr Surjeet to condole his death.
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