Congress Lok Sabha MP Jalandhar Santokh Singh Chaudhary
ND24 WEB DESK | Published : 2023-01-14
Congress Lok Sabha MP Jalandhar Santokh Singh Chaudhary passed away after suffering a heart attack on Saturday, January 14, while participating in the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Punjab’s Jalandhar. Chaudhary was rushed to a hospital in Phagwara, where he was declared brought dead.
According to reports, Chaudhary came out with Rahul Gandhi from Kusht Ashram in Phillaur when he collapsed, likely due to fatigue. The Yatra has been suspended for 24 hours, Rahul is in the hospital with MLAs Rana Gurjeet Singh and Vijay Inder Singla.
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann offered his condolences at the Congress MP demise in Punjabi on Twitter. He wrote, “I am deeply saddened by the untimely death of Congress Member of Parliament from Jalandhar, Santokh Singh Chowdhury.. May God rest his soul in peace (sic).”
According to reports, the last rites of Congress MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary will be performed at his village on January 15.
ਕਾਂਗਰਸ ਦੇ ਜਲੰਧਰ ਤੋਂ ਮੈਂਬਰ ਪਾਰਲੀਮੈਂਟ ਸੰਤੋਖ ਸਿੰਘ ਚੌਧਰੀ ਜੀ ਦੀ ਬੇਵਕਤੀ ਮੌਤ ਦਾ ਬੇਹੱਦ ਦੁੱਖ ਹੋਇਆ..ਪ੍ਵਮਾਤਮਾ ਵਿੱਛੜੀ ਰੂਹ ਨੂੰ ਸਕੂਨ ਬਖ਼ਸ਼ੇ ..ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ— Bhagwant Mann (@BhagwantMann) January 14, 2023