Bhopal, February 4, 2016 (Ataullah Faizan): Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has expressed profound grief over the death of former Madhya Pradesh Governor Mr. Balram Jahkhar. Mr. Chouhan Said that late Mr. Balram Jakhar played significant role of conducting Parliamentary democracy as Speaker of Lok Sabha. As Madhya Pradesh Governor, he always supported development schemes. Mr. Chouhan has prayed to the Almighty to grant peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family to bear this loss. Governor Mr. Ram Naresh Yadav has expressed grief over the death of former Madhya Pradesh Governor and former Lok Sabha Speaker Mr. Balram Jakhar.
At a condolence meeting at Raj Bhavan here today, Governor Mr. Yadav paid tributes by observing 2-minute silence in front of late Mr. Jakhar’s photograph. Principal Secretary to Governor Mr. Ajay Tirkey and other senior officers were present on the occasion. The Governor described Mr. Jakhar’s death as an irreparable loss. He said that late Mr. Jakhar was an eminent and popular leader, able administrator and poor and farmer-friendly. Mr. Yadav said that late Mr. Jakhar was easy going and simple. His contribution to development of country and state as Lok Sabha Speaker, Union Minister and Madhya Pradesh Governor cannot be forgotten. The Governor has prayed to the Almighty to grant peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family to bear this loss.