Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa Death: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday condoled the passing away of former Hazuri Raghi of Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa, who died due to coronavirus.
Sukhbir Singh Badal took to Twitter and wrote: “The passing away of Hazoori Ragi and Padam Shri Bhai Nirmal Singh ji after he contracted COVIDー19 is a great loss to the Sikh community. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family. Let us all be extra cautious in these difficult times to stop the spread of this pandemic.”
Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said in a tweet: “My heartfelt condolences on the passing away of former Hazori Ragi and first Kirtania to be awarded the Padam Shri – Bhai Nirmal Singh ji after being struck down by coronavirus. We have lost a great exponent of Gurmat Sangeet.”
SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia said, “Sikh Panth has lost a great Ragi of Guru Ghar following the death of Padam Shri Bhai Nirmal Singh Ji after contracting COVID-19. Bhai Sahab’s death is a personal loss for me. His soulful rendition of Gurmat Sangeet will remain with me always. My condolences to the bereaved family.”
Likewise, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh wrote: “Deeply saddened to learn of the unfortunate passing away of Hazuri Ragi Padma Shri Bhai Nirmal Singh Ji. My deepest condolences to his family and his large family of followers across the globe.”