Shamsher Surjewala, Veteran Congress Leader Dies at 87
Shamsher Surjewala (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Chandigarh, January 20: Veteran Congress leader Shamsher Singh Surjewala passed away on Monday following prolonged illness. He was 87. Surjewala, father of party leader Randeep Surjewala, breathed his last at the AIIMS hospital in Delhi, party sources said.

Shamsher Surjewala remained a five-time MLA and one-time Rajya Sabha MP. He was also the former president of the Haryana Congress and a former minister. He was a president of the Haryana Krishak Samaj and fought for the rights of farmers. The cremation will take place at Narwana in Haryana in the afternoon.