Shimla: Chief Whip and Jubbal-Kotkhai MLA Narendra Bragta died this morning. He had been ill for some time and was undergoing treatment at PGI. He breathed his last at five o’clock this morning. Narendra Bragta’s son Chetan Bragta informed about his death by tweeting.
मेरे पिता व हम सभी के प्रिय भारतीय जनता पार्टी के वरिष्ठ नेता, पूर्व मंत्री, हिमाचल प्रदेश सरकार में मुख्य सचेतक श्री नरेन्द्र बरागटा जी स्वास्थ्य से सम्बंधित लम्बे संघर्ष के बाद अपने जीवन की अंतिम लड़ाई हार गए। pic.twitter.com/B02gGbr40T
— Chetan Bragta (@chetanbragta) June 5, 2021
After recovering from Covid, Bragta was battling lung infection for some time and was admitted to PGI for 10- 12 days.Meanwhile the meeting of the Himachal Pradesh cabinet has been postponed due to the death of Narendra Bragta. The meeting was to be held at 10.30 am today at Peterhof, Shimla. It has not been decided yet when this meeting will take place.
भारतीय जनता पार्टी हिमाचल के वरिष्ठ नेता, पूर्व मंत्री व प्रदेश सरकार में मुख्य सचेतक श्री @NarinderBragta जी के निधन का समाचार सुन कर स्तब्ध हूँ।
आज हमने एक ईमानदार एवं कर्मठ नेता को खोया है।
जुब्बल-कोटखाई एवं हिमाचल भाजपा सहित यह पूरे हिमाचल के लिए अपूरणीय क्षति है।
— Jairam Thakur (@jairamthakurbjp) June 5, 2021
Jai ram thakur expresses grief over demise of Narinder Bragta
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has expressed grief over the sad demise of Chief Whip, legislator from Jubbal-Kotkhai and former Minister Narinder Bragta who passed away at PGI Chandigarh in the wee hours today. He was 69.Jai Ram Thakur said that people of the State particularly Shimla district would always remember the contributions made by him in various fields such as horticulture, technical education etc. He said that Bragta had always taken care of the interests of the people of Jubbal-Kotkhai and horticulturists, besides giving new direction for the development of the area. He said that he has lost his personal friend who enriched the party by his experiences. He said that Bragta always stood with cause of the people and their welfare. He said that the void created by his death would be difficult to be filled in.
Chief Minister prayed the Almighty to give peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family members to bear this irreparable loss.Jai Ram Thakur laid wreath on the body of Narinder Bragta at Chandigarh and remembered his contributions made for the development of the State as well as the Bharatiya Janta Party.