Parkash Singh Badal, a five-time chief executive of Punjab and a powerful figure in Punjabi politics, has passed away at the age of 93. The news of his dismissal has caused great distress among the public, and many are mourning his death. Badal will be laid to rest in his hometown of Badal on Thursday, April 27.
The public is paying their respects to the former Chief Minister, and his family is going through a very difficult time. This article aims to provide our readers with all the information they need to know about his death and final journey.
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The Final Journey of Parkash Singh Badal
On Wednesday, April 26, Badal’s remains were deposited at the Shiromani Akali Dal office in Sector 28, Chandigarh, for public viewing. His final voyage began at noon on the same day and will pass through Rajpura, Patiala, Sangrur, Barnala, Rampura Phool, and Bathinda before arriving in his hometown of Badal. His final rites will be performed on April 27, and the state of Punjab will be closed to the public in remembrance of Badal. All offices and legal institutions will be closed during this time.
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Badal’s Contribution to Punjab
Parkash Singh Badal is credited with establishing harmony between Hindus and Sikhs in the state of Punjab. His contribution to Punjabi politics is well-known, and he was a powerful figure in the state’s political scene. His death has left a void that will be difficult to fill, and the public is mourning the loss of a great leader.
Funeral Customs in Sikhism
Sikhism and Hinduism have very similar funeral customs. However, Sikhism permits women to visit the crematorium, and only the person who is closest to the body lights the fire. The deceased’s body is first given a bath, and then the five Sikhism emblems, including the kirpan, comb, dagger, kada, and hair, are used to adorn the body. The relatives then carry the body to the crematorium on a bier, and after the cremation, bhajans and prayers are held in the evening. The bier is carried to the crematorium while chanting the name of Waheguru.
Parkash Singh Badal’s death has left a void in the political scene of Punjab. The public is mourning the loss of a great leader, and his family is going through a difficult time. Badal will be laid to rest in his hometown of Badal on Thursday, April 27, and the state of Punjab will be closed to the public in remembrance of him. This article aimed to provide our readers with all the information they needed to know about Badal’s death and final journey. Keep in touch with Pollywood VOX Website for more live updates and follow us on Social Media for Fast News Updates.