January 11, 2018 06:59 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

The Punjab Governor and Administrator UT Chandigarh Mr. V.P. Singh Badnore mourned the sad demise of Mrs. Rama Chhiber (78) wife of the former Governor Lt. General B.K.N. Chhiber here today. She is survived by her husband, a son and a daughter.

In his condolence message, Mr. Badnore expressed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and prayed to God to grant eternal peace to the departed soul and give strength to the family to overcome the irreparable loss.
By virtue of being the First Lady she had worked hard towards raising the social and financial status of the underprivileged and downtrodden. She was a great philanthropist involved in large number of social welfare projects in Chandigarh. Mrs. Rama Chhiber was the daughter of Sh. B.N.S.Dutt, a renowned Agriculturist of district Ferozepur, who did his BSc. in Agriculture Sciences from California in the year 1925.   The cremation will take place on January 12, 2018 at 4pm at Manimajra Cremation ground. 

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today expressed profound grief over the demise of Rama Chhiber wife of Punjab ex-Governor Lt. Gen B.K.N. Chhiber. 

Sharing his heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family, the Chief Minister said that Mrs. Chhiber was a great philanthropist and social reformist, who, as First Lady of Punjab, was actively engaged in working for the underprivileged sections of the society, especially in and around Chandigarh, during her husband's tenure as Governor from 1994 to 1999. Captain Amarinder Singh also prayed to the Almighty to grant strength to the family members, friends and relatives to bear this irreparable loss and grant eternal peace to the departed soul. 


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