Governor condoles demise of Balraj Puri
SRINAGAR: Mr. N.N. Vohra, Governor, has expressed grief over the sad demise of Padma Bhushan Mr. Balraj Puri, an eminent journalist, author and political analyst. On receiving information about Mr. Puri’s passing away the Governor spoke to his daughter and conveyed his sympathy to the bereaved family. He prayed for the departed soul resting in eternal peace and the Almighty giving strength to his family to bear this irreparable loss.
In the condolence message, the Governor said that Mr. Puri was one of the very few people who had a rare knowledge about every aspect of J&K’s history, from before 1947, and had dedicated his entire life to the cause of promoting peace, good will and communal harmony in the society. Recalling his very long association with Mr. Puri, the Governor particularly remembered the period when Mr. Puri authored the Regional Autonomy Report.
CM Condoles demise of Balraj Puri
SRINAGAR:Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has expressed deep grief over the demise of veteran Journalist, Socio-Political activist and writer Mr. Balraj Puri, highlighting his contribution in various capacities for the betterment of J&K State.
Omar Abdullah in his condolence message has conveyed his solidarity with the bereaved family and expressed his sympathies with them. He prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.
House expresses grief over Balrajpuri’s demise
SRINAGAR: The Chairman Legislative Council, Mr. Amrit Malhotra today informed the House that a very veteran and senior Journalist of the State Mr. Balrajpuri passed away today.
He said that Mr. Balrajpuri worked selflessly for the benefit of people and brought laurels to the State.
The House expressed deep grief and sorrow on the sad demise and prayed for peace to the soul.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Chairman Legislative Council, Mr. Javed Rana also expressed profound grief over the demise of Balrajpuri.
Speaker condoles demise of Balraj Puri
SRINAGAR: The Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Mr. Mubarak Gul today in LA condoled the demise of the veteran journalist Balraj Puri who passed away yesterday.
Paying rich tributes to the late journo, the Speaker described him a great professional and a noble soul and his contribution will be remembered by the people of the State for times to come. The entire House expressed sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.
A 2-minute silence was observed in the House as a mark of respect to the deceased.