Chandigarh, April 27: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has condoled the sad demise of Member of Parliament from Gurdaspur and yesteryear matinee idol Vinod Khanna, who passed away this morning after battling unsuccessfully against cancer.
In his condolence message, the Chief Minister recalled the contribution of Vinod Khanna in the overall development of Punjab’s border areas, especially the Gurdaspur district. Captain Amarinder Singh said, “In the death of Vinod Khanna, Indian polity has been deprived of a fine politician and a great human being, as well as a powerful actor. The void left by him will be hard to fill.”
Extending his heartfelt sympathies to the members of the bereaved family, the Chief Minister said he prayed to the Almighty to give them courage to bear this tragic loss and to grant peace to the departed soul.