January 18, 2020 04:51 PM

Gurugram /New Delhi (Face2News)

Editor of Punjab Kesari, Delhi Mr. Ashwani Minna (63) Former Member of Parliament (MP) from Karnal Loksabha, passes away on Saturday. He had been been admitted in ICU at Medanta-The Medicity Hospital  for treatment some days back. Mr. Ashawani Minna was suffering from lung cancer.  He was survived by his three sons Aditya Chopra , Akash Chopra and Arjan Chopra, wife Kirron Chopra, two grandsons aryaveer and aryan and mother Smt. Sudershan Chopra. He will be cremated  at Nigam Bodh Ghat on Sunday at 10 A.M.  

    He was the son of great martyer Sh. Ramesh Chander Chopra and grandson of Freedom Fighter great Martyer Lala Jagat Narayan.

Haryana Chief Minister Mr, Manohar Lal has expressed deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of former Karnal MP and Owner, Director and Editor-In-Chief Punjab Kesari, Delhi Newspaper, Mr. Ashwini Kumar Chopra. 

In a condolence message issued here today, the Chief Minister Manohar Lal conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the members of bereaved family and prayed the Almighty that the departed soul might rest in peace.

In his condolence message, the Chief Minister  Captain Amrinder Singh recalled the remarkable services rendered by the senior journalist, who had always proactively championed the cause of freedom of press. With the demise of Ashwini Kumar a void had been created in the field of journalism, which was difficult to be filled, he added.

Describing Ashwini Minna as a gentleman politician and a distinguished journalist, the Chief Minister said the former MP had been consistently raising the issues of Punjab’s overall development and welfare of all sections of the society in the esteemed columns of his newspaper, always striving to uphold the ethics of journalism. His prayers were with the family in their hour of grief, he added.

Meanwhile, the Chief Minister’s Media Advisor Raveen Thukral also mourned the demise of Ashwini Kumar Minna and extended his sympathies to the bereaved family.

In the meantime Mr. Bhupinder Singh Hooda also condoles the sad demise of Sh. Ashawani Kumar, describing his true friend on twitter.

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