Jammu, June 18 (Scoop News)-The mortal remains of veteran leader and social activist Hira Lal Chatta President of All State Kashmiri Pandit Conference (ASKPC) who passed away yesterday evening in a local hospital after a brief illness were consigned to flames on Wednesday at Bantalab crematorium amidst chanting of Vedic Mantras.
Thousands of people joined his funeral.
Earlier huge crowds surged at the residence of Hira Lal Chatta at Pomposh colony Janipur,Jammu soon after hearing the news of his sad demise. Hundreds of people drawn from all walks of life paid last respects to the departed leader. The funeral procession started from his residence and the body was kept in a carriage bedecked with flowers.
Leaders of political parties, social activists, heads of many NGOs, intellectuals and thousands of people from all walks of life have expressed shock and grief over the demise of H.L Chatta.
It may be motioned that prominent Kashmiri Pandit and veteran leader Hira Lal Chatta passed away in Jammu after a brief illness on Tuesday evening.
President of All State Kashmiri Pandit Conference Hira Lal Chatta was hospitalized following chest pain few days ago in the Government Medical College Hospital.
Following deterioration in health condition, he was admitted in J&K Medicity. Since then he was surviving on life support system and according to doctors was not responding to the treatment.
Mr chatta is survived by his wife ,son and a daughter.
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