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Chandigarh State President of All India Jatt Mahasabha Rajinder Singh Badheri Condoles on BB Behl's death

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | January 24, 2021 06:37 PM

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh State President of All India Jatt Mahasabha and President of Chandigarh Nambardar Union Rajinder Singh Badheri has expressed deep grief over the demise of former Chandigarh Pradesh Congress President Brij Bhushan Behl.

In a press note issued here, he said that a great leader and social worker B.B. Behl's sad demise is an irreparable loss. Chandigarh residents will never forget his contribution.

Behl had been living with his daughter in the United States for a long time and died there. The news of his demise has triggered a wave of mourning in the Chandigarh Pradesh Congress.

Badheri said that after the victory of the Congress at the Lok Sabha seat of Chandigarh in 1999, Mr. B.B. Behl became the President of Chandigarh Pradesh Congress and held the post till January 2015. No leader other than Behl has been in office for so long - the record is still in his name. He was considered close to former Union Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal.

Speaking on Behl's personal life,   Badheri further said that he had his own hotel 'President' in Chandigarh Sector-26. However, due to old age, he moved to the United States in 2015 to spend the rest of his life.

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