Former Delhi Chief Minister Madan Lal Khurana passed away in New Delhi on Saturday after a prolonged illness.
Condolences are pouring in from the Chief Ministers, Governors and ministers of the northeastern States at the demise of former Delhi Chief Minister Khurana.
Khurana was 82 at the time of his demise.
He is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters. Late Khurana’s another son died last month.
A veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Khurana was the Delhi Chief Minister from 1993 to 1996. He served as the Governor of Rajasthan in 2004.
As per family sources, he breathed his last at around 11 pm at his Kirti Nagar residence in the national capital.
He also served as the Parliamentary Affairs and Tourism Minister in the late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Government.
Expressing her deep condolence at the demise of Madan Lal Khurana, Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla stated on her Twitter handle on Sunday: “Saddened by the death of Shri Madan Lal Khurana Ji -former Chief Minister of Delhi. My condolences to family members.”
Saddened by the death of Shri Madan lal Khurana Ji -former Chief Minister of Delhi. My condolences to family members.
— Najma Heptulla (@nheptulla) October 28, 2018
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has also expressed his heartfelt condolences on the death of former Delhi CM Madan Lal Khurana. Chief Minister Sonowal tweeted:
My heartfelt condolences on the death of #MadanLalKhurana, a stalwart and former Chief Minister of Delhi. Extremely saddened at the news. My prayers with his family and well wishers.
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) October 28, 2018
I'm saddened to hear the passing away of #MadanLalKhurana, four-time parliamentarian, former Chief Minister of Delhi and former Union Minister. My deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. May the departed soul rest in peace.
— Neiphiu Rio (@Neiphiu_Rio) October 28, 2018
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb tweeted:
Deeply hurt by the passing away of Shri Madan Lal Khurana Ji. My thoughts and condolences are with his family members.
— Biplab Kumar Deb (@BjpBiplab) October 28, 2018
Assam Education Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya tweeted:
My heartfelt condolences on the passing away of veteran BJP leader, former Chief Minister of Delhi and former Governor of Rajasthan , Shree #MadanLalKhurana ji.
May God render peace to departed soul.
My condolences to the bereaved family.
Om Shanti ??. pic.twitter.com/nEpv4SHf6C
— SiddharthaBhttachrya (@SBhttachrya) October 28, 2018