PUNJAB CM, MOURN DEATH OF KK BIRLA
Chandigarh August 31:
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has expressed profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of KK Birla, noted Industrialist and Chairman of The Hindustan Times. He died in Kolkata morning. He was 90.
In a condolence message the Chief Minister said that Birla was an eminent statesman, doyen of Indian Industry and a noble soul. His emphatic role in the growth of industrial sector on one hand and the promotion of trade and commerce on the other would for ever be remembered by each one of us.
Badal also shared his heartfelt sympathies with the family member of the bereaved family and prayed to the Almighty to give strength and courage to them to bear this irreparable loss and grant peace to the departed soul.