Chandigarh: Former MP from Kurukshetra, Naveen Jindal, today paid floral tributes to former Chief Minister of Punjab, late Sardar Parkash Singh Badal, at his native residence in village Badal, district Bathinda, Punjab. 

“Sardar Prakash Singh Badal Ji was a great leader, son of the soil and one of the most charismatic leaders of masses, farmers and weaker sections of society. As chief minister, he served the people of Punjab with tireless dedication. His contributions towards the development of Punjab and the welfare of farmers will always be remembered”, said Industrialist Naveen Jindal in a statement.

Jindal also met the former deputy chief minister of Punjab and son of the late Prakash singh badal, Sukhbir Singh Badal. He shared his condolences with him. 

The patron of Shiromani Akali Dal, Parkash Singh Badal, passed away on April 27. He was the chief minister of Punjab five times from 1970–71, 1977–80, 1997–2002, and 2007–2017. He remained a well-wisher of the farmers for life. Apart from being the youngest chief minister of Punjab, he also held the record for being the chief minister for the longest time.