Former Punjab CM Brar passes away

Former Punjab CM Brar passes away


Brar was also the Governor of Haryana and Orissa in his illustrious political career. He is survived by his wife and two children including K S Brar, who is an MLA. Brar was sworn-in chief minister of Punjab on August 31, 1995 after the incumbent Beant Singh was killed in a bomb blast outside the state government secretariat here.

The Punjab government has declared a three-day mourning to pay homage to the former chief minister. Punjab Governor, Gen S F Rodrigues (retd) and Chief Minister P S Badal  have condoled the death of Brar.