The Sangat has always been and shall always remain supreme for us, and we always trust and submit to the highest grace of the great Guru Sahiban and Shri Guru Granth Sahib,” said Badal as he stressed the need to uphold the values his father upheld.
Scores of political dignitaries and party supporters on Thursday flooded Parkash Singh Badal's native village in Muktsar district where the late Akali patriarch and five-time Punjab Chief Minister's body was kept from morning till around 1 p.m. for people to catch a last glimpse of the late leader.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday led the tributes to the Punjab leader, calling him a "colossal figure of Indian politics, and a remarkable statesman".
Saddened by the news of the demise of former chief minister of Punjab and senior leader Sardar Parkash Singh Badal-ji," a press note quoted Birla as saying.
According to party leaders, Badal's mortal remains will be placed for paying last respects at the SAD office in Chandigarh from 10:00 am to noon on Wednesday.
The five-time former chief minister Badal passed away at the age of 95. He breathed his last at Fortis Hospital in Mohali.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and a host of other leaders condoled the demise of former Punjab Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal chief Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday.
"Girls’ education has always remained very close to my heart,” said Badal, 94, who unsuccessfully contested the recent Assembly poll.