Capt mourns death of Congress leader Gurkirat Singh Thuhi


Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh on Saturday condoled the sudden death, in a road accident, of senior Congress leader and the party’s State Secretary Gurkirat Singh Thuhi.

The Chief Minister expressed shock at the death of Thuhi at the age of 61 and recalled his remarkable services to the party, particularly the pivotal role he played in the All India Jat Mahasabha as a member of its national executive.

Captain Amarinder Singh extended his deep sympathies to the bereaved family of Thuhi and prayed for his soul.

It may be recalled that Gurkirat Singh Thuhi was OSD to the former Cooperation and Finance Minister Late Capt. Kanwaljeet Singh, who left Shiromani Akali Dal and joined Congress after the death of the minister in 2009.