Punjab

Badal mourns Punjab Lokpal Justice J S Sekhon’s demise

By Jasjeet Singh

April 15, 2016

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday expressed profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Lokpal of Punjab, Justice (retd) J S Sekhon (84), the elder brother of Cabinet Minister Janmeja Singh Sekhon.

In a condolence message, the Chief Minister described Justice Sekhon as a legal luminary and eminent jurist besides an able administrator with the rare qualities of head and heart. Badal said that with the demise of Justice Sekhon a void has been created in the legal fraternity which was difficult to be filled in near future. He recalled the distinguished services rendered by Justice Sekhon as Lokpal Punjab, Judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court, Member of the Punjab State Human Rights Commission, Chief Commissioner Gurdwara Elections Commission and as a member of the Haryana Jail Reforms Commission.

Sharing his heartfelt sympathies with the members of the bereaved family, the Chief Minister prayed to the Almighty to grant eternal peace to the departed soul and give strength to the family, relatives and friends to bear this irreplaceable loss.