Farooq, Omar express grief over demise of Rachpal Singh
JAMMU: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah today expressed shock and grief over the passing away of former MLA and senior leader Thakur Rachpal Singh, describing the death as a great loss to the party.
Rachpal Singh breathed his last after a brief illness this morning at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Super Specialty Hospital, Kakrayal here, leaving behind his wife, son and two daughters.
Two times MLA from Kalakote Assembly Constituency in Rajouri district, Rachpal Singh has remained Vice Chairman J&K Kissan Advisory Board, President NC State Centre Labour Union, Central Secretary Jammu and Kashmir National Conference, Provincial Vice President Jammu, and Deputy Leader in Legislative Assembly.
Dr Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah prayed for peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.
National Conference General Secretary Haji Ali Mohammed Sagar, Provincial President Devender Singh Rana and other leaders also condoled the demise.